A Christian college education...it’s really more affordable than you think.

Make your education dreams a reality at Bluefield College. Many of the most valuable things in life require the largest financial commitments, but we will do everything we can to make your Bluefield education affordable.

Your college experience will be priceless – the academic, personal, and spiritual growth that you will experience at Bluefield College will shape the rest of your life. There are many ways we can work together to help you and your family pay for the priceless education you will receive at BC.

Along with the fees listed below, students are encouraged to use their Financial Aid award letter to determine the final out of pocket expense. For other payment options, please see Bridging the Difference.

Undergraduate Tuition for Traditional Students

2016-17 Charges*

Per Academic Year Per Semester
Tuition** $23,600 $11,800
Bluestone Commons**
Shared Room $4,500 $2,250
Private Room $5,900 $2,950
East River Hall**
Shared Room $3,696 $1,848
Private Room (+40%) $5,176 $2,588
Apartment $5,900 $2,950
Cruise and Rish Hall:**
Shared Room $3,236 $1,618
Private Room (+40%) $4,530 $2,265
Pathways $12,000 $6,000
Married Couples (Meal Plan Optional)
$6,130 $3,065
Continuous meal plan + $50 Ram Bucks
$5,050 $2,525
100-meal plan + $50 Ram Bucks/semester
50-meal plan + $50 Ram Bucks/semester
Overload Charges:
Traditional hours $970/credit hour over 18
Online hours $365/credit hour over 18
Audit hours (Up to 6 hours allowed) $270/credit hour over 18
Part-Time Charges:
Traditional (1-11 hours) $970/credit hour
Online hours $365/credit hour
Audit hours (Up to 6 hours allowed) $270/credit hour
Special Admissions Programs:
Dual Credit (High School Students) $130/course
Community Tuition Program $80/course
Seniors Program (age 55+ & Non-degree) $65/course
Pastors Program $65 for one Christian Studies or Philosophy class
Summer School:
Courses $365/credit hour
Room (No Classes) $260 single/month
Room (Taking Classes) $225 single/month
East River Apartments (No Classes) $612 married/month
East River Apartments (Taking Classes) $546 married/month
Cottages (No Classes) $683 married/month
Cottages (Taking Classes) $597 married/month
Additional fees and deposits:
Private Music Fee $200/credit hour
Science Lab Fee $50/science class per lab
Student Teaching Fee $250
Student Health Insurance (Not Waived) $1,844****
Confirmation Deposit (New Students) $150 one-time fee
Graduation Fee $120 one-time fee
Lost Residence Room Key Fee $65/incident
PO Box Key Fee $15 one-time fee
Lost PO Box Key Fee $35/incident
Late Registration Fee $25/incident
Transcript fees:
Official Transcript Fee $15/transcript
Unofficial Transcript Fee No Charge
Course Material Fees:
Full Time (12-18 credit hours) $390
Part Time (1-11 credit hours) $28/credit hour
Overloads (over 18 credit hours) Full time semester rate + $28/credit hour over 18

*Effective July 1, 2016.

**The room charge includes cable, micro-fridge, internet, local phone and laundry.

***Students in Cruise, Rish, and traditional rooms in East River Halls will be charged Board at the continuous meal plan rate also.

Students in Cottages, Bluestone Commons, and East River Hall Apartments that request the continuous meal plan will be charged accordingly.

The 100 and 50-meal plans are available upon request for students in Cottages and commuters. Students in Bluestone Commons Apartments and East River Hall Apartments are required to have the 100-meal plan.

****Premium charged for entire year in fall semester.

New students arriving in January 2016 will incur a pro-rata charge.