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2018-2019 Charges

Make your education dreams a reality with affordable tuition from Bluefield College, a Christian, private, liberal arts college in Southwest Virginia.

Competitive pricing combined with various financial aid options make your on campus or online degree from Bluefield easy and affordable.

Per Academic Year
Per Semester
Traditional Tuition
$24,520 $12,260
Pathways Tuition
$12,260 $6,130
Alumni Hall Room
$4,080 $2,040
Bluestone Commons** ‡:
     Shared Room $4,642 $2,321
     Private Room $6,120 $3,060
Cruise Hall*:
     Shared Room $3,300 $1,650
     Private Room $4,620 $2,310
East River Hall*:
     Shared Room $3,770 $1,885
     Private Room $5,280 $2,640
     Apartment** ‡ $6,120 $3,060
Rish Hall*:
     Shared Room $3,352 $1,676
     Private Room $4,722 $2,361
Cottages**:
     Married Couples
     (Meal Plan Optional)
$6,252 $3,126
Board
     Continuous Meal Plan
     + $50 RAM Bucks
$5,254 $2,627
     100 Meal Plan†
     + $50 RAM Bucks
     (Per Semester)
$1,796 $898
     50 Meal Plan†
     + $50 RAM Bucks
$1,010 $505
Online Fees
     Tuition $365 per credit hour
     Graduation Fee $120 one-time fee

*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 & 50 meal plans are available upon request for students in Cottages and commuters.

‡Students in Bluestone Commons Apartments and East River Apartments are required to have the 100 meal plan.


Summer School

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 Per credit hour
Science Lab Fee $50 Per science class per lab
Student Teaching Fee $250 Per semester
Athletic Fee $300 Per semester
Confirmation Deposit (New Students) $150 One-time fee
Graduation Fee $120 One-time fee
Lost Residence Room Key Fee $65 Per incident
PO Box Key Fee $15 One-time fee
Lost PO Box Key Fee $35 Per incident
Late Registration Fee $25 Per incident
International Student Health Insurance $650 Per semester
Replacement Student ID Card $10 Per incident
Damage Deposit (New Residential Students) $150 One-time fee

Master of Arts in Education Fees

Tuition $460 Per credit hour
Graduation Fee $140 One-time fee

Master of Science in Nursing Fees

Tuition $480 Per credit hour
Sim Lab Fee $125 Per specific courses
Graduation Fee $140 One-time fee

Master of Business Fees

Tuition $480 Per credit hour
Technology Fee $75 One-time fee
Graduation Fee $140 One-time fee

Master of Arts for Biomedical Science

Confirmation Deposit $500 One-time fee
Tuition $14,000 Per semester
Graduation Fee $140 One-time fee

*Does not participate in Course Material program

Chemistry Certificate Program Fees

Tuition $200 Per credit hour

*Does not participate in Course Material program

Church Partnership Program Fees

Tuition $275 Per credit hour
Site Fee Varies by location
Technology Fee $100 Per semester
Graduation Fee $120 One-time fee

Overload Charges

Traditional Hours $970 Per credit hour over 18
Online Hours $365 Per credit hour over 18
Audit Hours (Up to 6 allowed) $270 Per credit hour over 18

Part-Time Charges

Traditional (1-11 hours) $970 Per credit hour
Online hours $365 Per credit hour
Audit hours (Up to 6 hours allowed) $270 Per credit hour

Special Admissions Programs

Dual Credit (High School Students) $225 Per course
Education Recertification $385 Per course
Community Tuition Program $80 Per course
Seniors Program (age 55+ & Non-degree) $65 Per course
Pastors Program $65 One Christian Studies or Philosophy Class

Transcript Fees

Official Transcript Fee $15 Per transcript
Unofficial Transcript Fee No Charge

Traditional Course Materials Fees

Traditional – Degree-seeking

Full-Time (12–18 Credit Hours) $385 per credit hour per semester
Part-Time (1–11 Credit Hours) $32 per credit hour per semester
Overload (over 18 Credit Hours) $32 + additional $32 per credit hour over 18

Online Course Materials

Online – Degree-seeking

Full-Time (12–18 Credit Hours) $32 per credit hour per semester
Part-Time (1–11 Credit Hours) $32 per credit hour per semester
Overload (over 18 Credit Hours) $32 + additional $32 per credit hour over 18

Required Documentation for Online and Graduate Military Discount

In order to receive the military discount, documentation is required for verification of service. Documentation can be submitted to the Office of Admissions via email at admissions@bluefield.edu. Please include your BC student ID number with your request.

Please note: The military discount does not apply to students in the church partnership program or the Masters of Biomedical Science program.

Active Duty Military

  • Copy of Driver’s License, Passport, or DMV identification card
  • LES

Veterans, Reserve/National Guard

  • Copy of Driver’s License, Passport, or DMV identification card
  • DD-214 or NGB-22

Police, Corrections Officers, Firemen, and First Responders (must be a paid position)

  • Copy of Driver’s License, Passport, or DMV identification card
  • Employment verification letter from Human Resources on agency letterhead

Your education is a serious financial investment. At Bluefield College, we feel that students in Virginia and beyond deserve affordable college tuition options to earn an on campus or online degree. Bluefield's financial aid counselors are available to discuss affordable cost options with you regarding the financing of your Christ-centered education.

Along with the fees listed, students are encouraged to use their financial aid award letter to determine final out-of-pocket expenses. You may bridge the difference with other payment options, including Federal Parent PLUS Loans, tuition assistance and scholarships from outside institutions, as well as Bluefield College’s own tuition payment plan.