Blue Mountain College

201 W Main St, Blue mountain, MS 38610-9509
Tel: (662)685-4771
Private not-for-profit | 513 students
Founded in 1873 as a Christian liberal arts college and affiliated since 1920 with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, Blue Mountain College assists students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, social awareness, and Christian character. The student-centered campus exhibits a climate of personal attention, respect, inclusion and high expectations. With the leadership of professionals who share the common bond of Christian faith and who are committed to excellence, students are guided to reach their God-given potential.

School Overview:

Blue Mountain College
CountyTippah County, MS
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
36 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment513 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
472 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
41 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
502 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
11 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
1%3%
% Black
10%6%
% White
89%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$9,230$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$9,230$24,744
 

School Notes:

  • Blue Mountain College, a private, denominational, coeducational institution, offers academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • The Core Curriculum (or General Education Program) at Blue Mountain College prepares students academically for a lifetime of learning. Inspired by and consistent with the mission as a Christian college, the program is designed to instill basic skills, knowledge, and attitudes deemed necessary for disciplined study, global awareness, personal development and reasoned response to a changing world. This educational experience should assist students as they build academic majors and minnors and pursue meaningful careers in service to God and one another. The General Education Program is divided into three learning areas Analytical Reasoning and Effective Communication, Personal Values and Attitudes, Social and Cultural Understanding.
  • The purpose of Blue Mountain College is to prepare students for graduate school, the job market, and a more fulfilled life. Providing a sound general education foundation, the college offers an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, pre-professional and professional programs, and opportunities for graduate study in selected fields. The college is committed to offering programs which provide opportunities for service.
  • Blue Mountain College, characterized by a safe, secure, and peaceful setting, is located in the town of Blue Mountain, Mississippi, on Highway 15 - fifteen miles north of its intersection with US 78 and 23 miles south of its intersection with US 72, approximately 40 miles from Tupelo and 75 miles from Memphis.
  • Blue Mountain College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees.
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