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Bloomfield College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bloomfield College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Bloomfield College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bloomfield College was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is psychology.

Overall Quality

Bloomfield College landed the #1,521 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Bloomfield College is also ranked #30 out of 33 schools in New Jersey.

See all of the rankings for Bloomfield College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Bloomfield College?

Acceptance Rate

Bloomfield College has an acceptance rate of 64%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Bloomfield College.

Average Test Scores

About 81% of students accepted to Bloomfield College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 520. Math scores were between 420 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bloomfield College  ( 420 to 520 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Bloomfield College  ( 420 to 520 )
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800
Bloomfield College received ACT scores from 11% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 18.

ACT Composite Scores for Bloomfield College  ( 15 to 18 )
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Learn more about Bloomfield College admissions.

Bloomfield College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bloomfield College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bloomfield College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bloomfield College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bloomfield College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 7% for first-time, full-time students at Bloomfield College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  7 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Bloomfield College.

Average Overall Diversity at Bloomfield College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,662 undergraduates at Bloomfield College with 1,555 being full-time and 107 being part-time.

Bloomfield College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Bloomfield College scored 50.84 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  50.84 out of 100
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How Much Does Bloomfield College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bloomfield College is $20,951. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bloomfield College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,777 $19,877 $22,748 $25,575 $25,408

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bloomfield College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bloomfield College, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $5,863 a year. That adds up to $23,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bloomfield College is 16.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bloomfield College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bloomfield College make around $38,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Bloomfield College make the most money.

Location of Bloomfield College

Bloomfield College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Bloomfield is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Bloomfield College

Contact details for Bloomfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-748-9000
Website: www.bloomfield.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloomfieldcollegenj
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlmfldCollegeNJ

Bloomfield College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 21 majors graduated from Bloomfield College. Of these students, 283 received undergraduate degrees and 18 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 57 $28,800
Nursing 45 $71,600
General Visual & Performing Arts 43 $16,900
Business Administration & Management 38 $34,500
Sociology 37 $24,400
General Biology 15 $28,400
General English Literature 10 $26,000
Accounting 9 NA
Chemistry 5 NA
Journalism 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bloomfield College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bloomfield College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 438 students took at least one online class at Bloomfield College. This is the same number of students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 438 35
2016-2017 438 40
2015-2016 412 17
2014-2015 449 15
2013-2014 459 23

Learn more about online learning at Bloomfield College.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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