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Get the facts about Blue Mountain College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much 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 Blue Mountain College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Blue Mountain College was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Blue Mountain College landed the #1,167 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. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Blue Mountain College held the #1,290 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Blue Mountain College also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Mississippi ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Blue Mountain College?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 100%, Blue Mountain College has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Blue Mountain College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 545 and 588. Math scores were between 533 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Blue Mountain College  ( 545 to 588 )
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SAT Math Scores for Blue Mountain College  ( 533 to 560 )
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Blue Mountain College received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Blue Mountain College  ( 18 to 23 )
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Blue Mountain College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Blue Mountain College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Blue Mountain College is 68%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  68 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain 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 for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Blue Mountain College for first-time, full-time students is 48%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  48 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Blue Mountain College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 588 undergraduates at Blue Mountain College with 531 being full-time and 57 being part-time.

Blue Mountain College Diversity Score

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

Blue Mountain College scored 49.87 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  49.87 out of 100
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How Much Does Blue Mountain College Cost?

The overall average net price of Blue Mountain College is $12,120. 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 Blue Mountain College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,528 $10,207 $12,004 $16,335 $16,468

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 Blue Mountain College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Blue Mountain College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $5,396 a year. That adds up to $21,584 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Blue Mountain College is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Blue Mountain College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Blue Mountain College make around $31,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Blue Mountain College make the most money.

Location of Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Blue Mountain, Mississippi. The rural area surrounding Blue Mountain College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of Blue Mountain College

Contact details for Blue Mountain College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, MS 38610-9509
Phone: 662-685-4771
Website: www.bmc.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bluemountaincollege
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetbmc

Blue Mountain College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 18 majors graduated from Blue Mountain College. Of these students, 133 received undergraduate degrees and 7 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
Business Administration & Management 27 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 NA
General Psychology 21 NA
Health & Physical Education 15 NA
Biblical Studies 15 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 10 NA
History 10 NA
General Biology 7 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 NA
Mathematics 2 NA

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

Online Learning at Blue Mountain College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 213 students took at least one online class at Blue Mountain College. This is a decrease from the 229 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 213 36
2016-2017 229 66
2015-2016 262 69
2014-2015 197 51
2013-2014 181 52

Learn more about online learning at Blue Mountain College.

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