Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College is an academic community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni committed to pursuing Christ-centered excellence in a grace-filled environment. Unapologetically Christian in its approach to teaching and learning, Blue Mountain prepares students to be leaders in their chosen professions, in their churches, and in their communities. Educated in the liberal arts tradition, Blue Mountain graduates enter the workplace equipped to engage the culture and to fulfill their God-given calling. Blue Mountain College is supported by the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Deeply committed to the education of its students since its founding in 1873, the College has continued to attract capable, confident students who desire to pursue knowledge through a Christian worldview in a caring, person-centered environment. Blue Mountain students vary in ages and backgrounds. Some come as freshmen; others transfer from nearby community colleges or universities. Regardless of age or background, the individual student is of utmost value and importance at BMC. Faculty and staff believe in the ability of the student to participate constructively in his/her educational development. Blue Mountain College has over the years sought to prepare students for meaningful lives. Emphasis has been given to the development of strength of character and the ability to live creatively. Through small classes, a close faculty-student relationship, and a focus on the importance of the individual, the College has endeavored to produce graduates who are well-prepared academically and spiritually to accept places of leadership in their professions, in their communities, and in the work of the denomination.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1873 Southern Baptist Semester $13.9 million PO Box 160, Blue Mountain, MS 38610 (662) 685-4771
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65 100.0 Mississippi Blue Mountain 1126 72
Key Value
ID 87
Tuition $11,760 (2017-18)
Room and Board $6,294 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 571
Application Deadline rolling
Application Fee N/A
Acceptance Rate 48%
Description When applying to Blue Mountain College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Aug. 15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 48 percent.


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Application deadline rolling
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee N/A
Common Application accepted No
Deadline for housing deposit July 1


Title Value
Admission interview Recommended
Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Aug. 15

Entering Class Stats

Title Value
Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 48%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

Title Value
Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply 12
Minimum required college GPA 2
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL Http://

International Students

Title Value
Separate application form required No
Conditional admission offered Yes
Early decision or early action options available Both early decision and early action
TOEFL (paper) Required of some
TOEFL (internet-based) Required of some
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Considered
SAT Considered
SAT Subject Considered
ACT Required
Advance deposit required Yes
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT No
International student contact Lynn Gibson, Vice President of Enrollment Services, (800) 235-0136,