Blackburn College

Is Blackburn a Good School for the Money?

Blackburn College Value Report

What is a Blackburn degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Blackburn with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Illinois, Blackburn is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.

Top 25% Illinois Value
Below Average Illinois Quality

Blackburn College is ranked #47 out of #61 in Illinois for quality and #13 out of #52 for Illinois value.

This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.

State Value Ranking  13 out of 52
Great Value
State Value Score  75.00 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Blackburn offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Blackburn College is ranked #223 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Blackburn College is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  223 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  84.85 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Blackburn College $70,409 A-
Spalding University $103,369 B
California State University - Bakersfield $121,418 D
Ohio Dominican University $129,447 D-
Barry University $148,753 F
Brenau University $162,297 F
Rivier University $166,761 F
Pacific Northwest College of Art $173,031 F
Columbia College Chicago $173,413 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $70,409 in Total

The average Blackburn student's degree will cost an estimated $70,409. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $16,002 and a typical 4.4 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $16,002
Average Years to Graduate 4.4
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $70,409

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Blackburn cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$68,860 In-State With Aid
$146,344 Avg Cost No Aid
4.4 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Blackburn value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $146,344 #574 B-
All Students $70,409 #223 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $68,860 #250 A-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $146,344 #33 D+
All Students $70,409 #13 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $68,860 #14 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.

About 99% of Blackburn students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Blackburn financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Blackburn cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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