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Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%

About Blackburn College

Blackburn College is a private, religious college in the town of Carlinville, Illinois. Blackburn College was founded in 1837 and enrolls 414 undergrads and no graduate students.

Blackburn College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Blackburn College. In 2021, Blackburn College accepted 66% of applicants. Out of 453 applications received in 2021, 300 students were offered admission.

Blackburn College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
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Blackburn College is located in Carlinville, Illinois, near St. Louis.

If you would like to see Blackburn College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to Carlinville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

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700 College Avenue Carlinville, IL 62626-1498

Campus Setting: Small Town

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Wondering what life at Blackburn College is like? There are approximately 414 students enrolled at Blackburn College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from IL and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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