Blackburn College, founded in 1837 and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), provides a coeducational student body with a rigorous, distinctive, and affordable liberal arts education that prepares graduates to be responsible, productive citizens.
|County||Macoupin County, IL|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|51 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||541 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||529 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||12 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
|ACT English (25-75%)||19-25||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||17-25||18-25|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||19-26||20-25|
- Blackburn is an independent, co-educational four-year liberal arts college. Housing nearly 500 on-campus students and accommodating another 100 local commuter students, Blackburn is found in Carlinville, IL, a quiet, town of 6,000 people. The College's campus is found on the edge of town, spread out on nearly 80 spacious acres of land.
- Blackburn College offers Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Accounting, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, British and American Literature, Business Management, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, History, Information Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Molecular Biology, Music (Performance), Physical Education (Education or Management Track), Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Spanish, Spanish and Latin American Studies.
- Blackburn College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its teacher education program is recognized by the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board and the State Superintendent of Education. The American Association of University Women grants Blackburn women graduates membership.
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