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Blue Mountain College Data & Information Overview

3 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
99% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Blue Mountain College Ranked?

General Psychology Highest Ranked Major
#796 Best for the Money in Nation

2024 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 3 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

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Overall Quality

Blue Mountain College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Blue Mountain College?

99% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
9% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Blue Mountain College is 99%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Blue Mountain College is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 9% 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 520 and 550. Math scores were between 520 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Blue Mountain College  ( 520 to 550 )

SAT Math Scores for Blue Mountain College  ( 520 to 610 )
Blue Mountain College received ACT scores from 90% 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

21 to 1 Student to Faculty
70% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Blue Mountain College is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Blue Mountain College

69% Freshmen Retention
37% On-Time Graduation Rate

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 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Blue Mountain College this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Blue Mountain College Undergraduate Student Diversity

596 Full-Time Undergraduates
22.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
53.9% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 925 undergraduates at Blue Mountain College with 596 being full-time and 329 being part-time.

How Much Does Blue Mountain College Cost?

$13,618 Net Price
53% Take Out Loans
$26,864 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Blue Mountain College is $13,618. 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 +
$12,599 $9,313 $16,388 $16,867 $13,325

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Blue Mountain College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $6,716 a year. That adds up to $26,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Blue Mountain College is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Blue Mountain College Graduates Make?

$34,399 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Blue Mountain College make around $34,399 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Blue Mountain College

Mississippi State
596 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Blue Mountain College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Blue Mountain, Mississippi. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Blue Mountain College.

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Contact details for Blue Mountain College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, MS 38610
Phone: 662-685-4771

Blue Mountain College Majors

21 Majors With Completions
190 Undergraduate Degrees
10 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 21 majors graduated from Blue Mountain College. Of these students, 190 received undergraduate degrees and 10 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
Teacher Education Grade Specific 43 $33,196
Business Administration & Management 35 NA
General Psychology 21 $24,481
Health & Physical Education 20 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 19 $35,289
Biblical Studies 17 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 8 NA
General Biology 7 NA
History 5 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 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

58% Take At Least One Class Online
19% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 573 students took at least one online class at Blue Mountain College. This is an increase from the 379 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 573 185
2019-2020 379 155
2018-2019 326 94
2017-2018 213 36
2016-2017 229 66

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Notes and References


*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.


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