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Bloomfield College is a private institution that was founded in 1868. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,131, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 12 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Bloomfield College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $25,050 (2012-13).
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Bloomfield College is an independent college historically related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Strategically located in the New Jersey-New York metropolitan region, the College offers academic programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. The mission of Bloomfield College is: To prepare students to attain academic, personal, and professional excellence in a multicultural and global society. Programs of study are rooted in the liberal arts, and assist students in obtaining the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become empowered individuals, engaged in renewing themselves, their relationships, their workplaces, and their communities.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Bloomfield College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is December 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Bloomfield College is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 50.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||50.5%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Bloomfield College is 15:1, and the school has 75.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Bloomfield College include: Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.2 percent.
Bloomfield College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,131, with a gender distribution of 36.5 percent male students and 63.5 percent female students. At this school, 24.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 76.0 percent of students live off campus. Bloomfield College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Bloomfield College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Bloomfield College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Bloomfield College, 24 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Bloomfield College.
|Students who have cars on campus||24%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Bloomfield College, 93.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,453.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$25,050 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,700 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data