Bluefield College will host its annual Priority Candidate/Fall Senior
Day on Saturday, October 4 for high school seniors who might have an
interest in attending the private Christian college.
Registration for this year’s event will begin at 8:30 a.m. on October 4
and will be followed by a continental breakfast and a Majors and
Organization Fair highlighting the various BC academic divisions and student
organizations and activities.
“During the Majors and Activities Fair, prospective students will have
the opportunity to talk to members of the Bluefield College faculty to learn
more about their preferred major,” said Tim Havens, director of enrollment
management. “They will also get the chance to spend time with current
Bluefield College students to find out what it’s really like to attend a
After the fair, visiting seniors will take part in a “Bluefield College
Benefits” session designed to introduce the students to the variety of
benefits available to students who choose to attend a private Christian
Following the “Benefits” session, the prospective students will
participate in a discussion panel where they will have the opportunity to
present questions directly to faculty, staff, current students and alumni —
questions related to all aspects of BC life, including the integration of
faith and learning, residence life, campus safety, tutoring, honors
programs, and getting adjusted to college, among other topics.
Priority Candidate/Fall Senior Day will also include campus tours, lunch
and family conferences on financial aid.
Bluefield College is a private, Christ-centered, liberal arts college
located in the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia. Fully
accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the college
offers challenging and personalized instruction leading to baccalaureate
degrees in 21 majors of study, including business, criminal justice, teacher
education, music and athletic training.
The college was recently named among the top 50 “Best Comprehensive
Undergraduate Colleges in the South” in U.S. News and World Report’s
“America’s Best Colleges: 2004” and just last year was named by the Lumina
Foundation for Education as the only private college in Virginia affordable
to low income students.
A BC faculty-to-student ratio of 1:16 provides unique and valuable
personal attention for all students to better enable them to realize their
greatest potential in service to God, their communities, their families and
themselves. Outside the classroom, Bluefield College offers students a host
of opportunities to get involved, lead, serve and inspire. Through nine
intercollegiate athletic teams, numerous intramural sports, a variety of
mission opportunities, and a host of ministry, service and academic
organizations, BC students are exposed to learning opportunities on campus,
in the community and around the world.
For more information about the college or to register for Priority
Candidate/Fall Senior Day, please call the BC Office of Enrollment
Management at 276-326-4214 or 800-872-0175.