Virginia’s Premier Christ-Centered Liberal Arts University
Bluefield University prepares innovative learners and transformational leaders to impact a changing world.
We offer a challenging academic and co-curricular experience within a climate of diverse Christian traditions. In covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia, the University is committed to developing students’ potential through academic excellence and the integration of faith, the liberal arts, career-oriented programs, and service to God and the global community.
Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains in southwestern Virginia and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Bluefield University boasts 70+ academic offerings, including business, forensic science, graphic communication, criminal justice, teacher education, and Christian studies. Bluefield University is touted for its classroom technology, affordability, personalized instruction, and learning settings on the mission field and in countries abroad.
Bluefield University Online offers degree opportunities across the state in Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Management & Leadership, and RN-BSN Nursing to name a few. An undergraduate certificate program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is also available, in addition to a Teachers of Chemistry graduate certificate for those desiring to teach dual enrollment courses.
“At Bluefield University, your experience is not just about higher education. It’s about a calling. It’s about exploring and finding your passion at a place where you can Go Further to live a life of purpose. Whether you have identified your passion or are looking for a place to discover it, Bluefield University is a place that is dedicated to your pursuit.” – Dr. David Olive, President