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Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College Overview

Blue Mountain College is a private, religious school in the rural setting of Blue Mountain, MS. Blue Mountain College was founded in 1873 and presently has around 952 students per year year, including 925 undergrad students. Blue Mountain College offers housing for up to 425 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 25% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Blue Mountain College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Blue Mountain College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Blue Mountain College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Blue Mountain College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Blue Mountain College on the Student Life page.

2022 Blue Mountain College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 5%
Tuition $17,380
Percent of Need Met 49.38%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,862

Is Blue Mountain College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer look at what Blue Mountain College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Blue Mountain College

It is moderately difficult to get into Blue Mountain College. The acceptance rate at Blue Mountain College is 99%. Last year, 226 students applied to Blue Mountain College and 224 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Blue Mountain College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 70% of students who start at Blue Mountain College return for their second year of college. Around 51% of students who started at Blue Mountain College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Blue Mountain College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 80% of graduates from Blue Mountain College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Blue Mountain College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Blue Mountain College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Blue Mountain College's endowment was $19.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $55 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Blue Mountain College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Blue Mountain College meets 49.38% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Blue Mountain College full-time are awarded $14,862 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $30,073 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Blue Mountain College.

Based on this information, how does Blue Mountain College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Blue Mountain College a good school for you?

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Where is Blue Mountain College Located?

Blue Mountain College is located in the rural setting of Blue Mountain, MS, less than an hour from Memphis.

If you would like to see Blue Mountain College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 78 to Blue Mountain, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Memphis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Blue Mountain College and Blue Mountain are like without leaving home.

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College Info

201 West Main Street PO Box 160 Blue Mountain, MS 38610

Campus Setting: Rural

Blue Mountain College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Blue Mountain College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Blue Mountain College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Blue Mountain College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Blue Mountain College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Blue Mountain College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Blue Mountain College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

880 - 1180

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Math SAT Range

410 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

470 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1180 and Above

Good

880 to 1180

Avg

880 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Blue Mountain College students is 1048. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Blue Mountain College, while applicants with SAT scores between 880 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 880 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Blue Mountain College.

Blue Mountain College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,455

In State

$17,455

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$17,380
$17,380
Fees
$75
$75
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Blue Mountain College is like? There are approximately 952 students enrolled at Blue Mountain College, including 925 undergraduate students and 27 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from MS and 21% percent of students are from other states.

64%

Full Time

36%

Part Time

79%

In State

21%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

952

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,455

Out-of-State

$17,455

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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