Bluefield University

3000 College Avenue - Bluefield, VA 24605
  • Region: Southeast
  • Campus Setting: Small Town
  • Size: Very Small

Bluefield University is a Christ-centered liberal arts university dedicated to preparing innovative learners and transformational leaders to live their passion and to impact the world.

Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia, Bluefield offers baccalaureate degrees in 23 majors, including business, teacher education, criminal justice, exercise science, graphic communication and Christian studies. The university is touted for its quality instruction, small class sizes and classroom technology.

Bluefield has been recognized by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni as one of just 22 universities in America with an A-rated core curriculum. It is rated as one of the Top Tier Colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report, thanks in large part to personal attention to students, quality of incoming freshmen and generous financial aid. BU is committed to service learning and to bettering communities at home and abroad.

In addition to its traditional degree opportunities, the college offers four degree programs entirely online in management, e-business, nursing, and human services, as well as an online master's degree in education.

Whether it's a passion to learn, perform, compete, lead, worship, serve or simply belong, students are exploring, finding, nurturing and living their passion at Bluefield University.

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About Bluefield University

We offer a challenging academic and co-curricular experience within a climate of diverse Christian tradition. In covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia, the college is committed to developing students- potential through academic excellence and the integration of faith, the liberal arts, career-oriented programs, and service to God and the global community. Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains in southwestern Virginia and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Bluefield College boasts 40+ academic offerings, including business, forensic science, graphic communication, criminal justice, teacher education and Christian studies. Bluefield College is touted for its classroom technology, affordability, personalized instruction, and learning settings on the mission field and in countries abroad. Bluefield College Online offers degree opportunities across the state in Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Management & Leadership, and RN-BSN Nursing to name a few. An undergraduate certificate program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is also available, in addition to a Teachers of Chemistry graduate certificate for those desiring to teach dual enrollment courses. At Bluefield College, your experience is not just about college. It-s about destiny or a calling. It-s about exploring and finding your passion at place where you can know and be known. Whether you have identified your passion or are looking for a place to discover it, Bluefield College is a place that is dedicated to your pursuit of passion.

Mission Statement

Bluefield University is an inclusive Christ-centered learning community developing transformational servant leaders.