Blackburn College is on a 80-acre campus in a small town setting in Carlinville, Illinois, not far from St. Louis. Blackburn College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Blackburn College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Blackburn College has a thriving Habitat for Humanity. In fact, more students participate in Habitat for Humanity than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Blackburn College include Pre-Health Professions, Running Club, Trading Card Games and Spectrum.
The Blackburn College community comes together each year for Homecoming Dance, Mission Improvable and Platinum Bingo.
Blackburn College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Blackburn College students live on campus. In 2021, 69% of undergrads at Blackburn College lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 454 spots available in on-campus housing for all 516 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 264 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Blackburn College offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The school also has student security patrols.
Blackburn College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Blackburn College, take Interstate 55 to Carlinville, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lambert-St. Louis International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Blackburn College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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