Blackburn College

Carlinville, Illinois

Overview

Address700 College Ave
School Websitewww.blackburn.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Blackburn College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Carlinville, Illinois that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 869 students applied to Blackburn College. Of those students, 448 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Blackburn College was $22,000, in addition to fees of $410. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Blackburn College.

Blackburn College has a 52% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Blackburn College acceptance rate is 52%. To put this into perspective, 448 of the 869 students who applied to Blackburn College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Blackburn College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Blackburn College had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Blackburn College was between 18 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Blackburn College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Blackburn College, the tuition for in-state residents is $22,000. Combined with fees of $410, room and board costs of $7,930, other expenses of $950 and the $700 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $31,990.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,410 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Blackburn College to $31,990 for out-of-state students.

Students at Blackburn College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Blackburn College was $4,427 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 59%.

Blackburn College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Blackburn College.

Blackburn College has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 83% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Blackburn College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Blackburn College to thrive in your studies.

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