Bloomfield College

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467 Franklin Street

Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Phone: (973) 748-9000
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 1
application deadline

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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Bloomfield College is a private institution that was founded in 1868. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,036, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 12 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Bloomfield College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $25,880 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1868
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $9,504,367


When applying to Bloomfield College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Bloomfield College is $40. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.6 percent and an early acceptance rate of 70.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 54.6%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Bloomfield College is 15:1, and the school has 77.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Bloomfield College include: Social Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 13%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 21%
Visual and Performing Arts 17%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16%
Psychology 14%
Health Professions and Related Programs 11%

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Student Life

Bloomfield College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,036, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. At this school, 24 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 76 percent of students live off campus. Bloomfield College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,036
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Bloomfield College offers a number of student services including 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, 18 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Bloomfield College.

Students who have cars on campus 18%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Bloomfield College, 92.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,904.

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Tuition and fees $25,880 (2013-14)
Room and board $10,900 (2013-14)
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Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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