Blackburn College

country rank  1504
world rank  5501

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University Overview

Established in 1837, Blackburn College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Carlinville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Blackburn College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Blackburn College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 182 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Founded 1837

University Location

Address 700 College Avenue
Carlinville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
62626 Illinois
United States
T +1 (217) 854 3231
F +1 (217) 854 3713

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 700 College Avenue
Carlinville 62626
+1 (217) 854 3231
800 233 3550

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Blackburn College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019