Blackburn College

Address:
700 College Ave, Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone:
217-854-3231
Website:
http://www.blackburn.edu
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About Blackburn College

Blackburn College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and over half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors.. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate607
 Graduate0
 Total607
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2592%
 % 25 and Over8%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time96%
 % Part-time4%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.3%
 % Black6.9%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown5.9%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal810
 % Admitted56%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled33%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT3%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800570 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$14,996
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,996
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans75%
 % Undergraduates with Grants91%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$700
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,790
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$950
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$850

Neighborhood Data for the Carlinville Area

Median Age39.5
Median Household Income$44,664
Total Population5,550
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.4% 51.6%
 Age 0-953.8%46.2%
 Age 10-1763.3%36.7%
 Age 18-2449.6%50.4%
 Age 25-2943.8%56.2%
 Age 30-3944.4%55.6%
 40+47.3%52.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White97.3%
 % Black1.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.3%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,790
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$399
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