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School of Arts & Sciences

The largest school within Bluefield State, the School of Arts & Sciences offers four degree programs and several minors ranging from Humanities to Criminal Justice Administration.
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Arts & Sciences

School of Business

The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business is the area's only nationally accredited business school. This school offers various career-centered programs designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in today's dynamic business world.
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School of Education

The Education school prepares students to be both informed teachers and gifted mentors at the elementary and middle school levels.
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School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science

The School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science equips students with a strong command of engineering principles as well as practical job-ready skills.
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Engineering Technology & Computer Science

School of Nursing & Allied Health

The mission of the Bluefield State College School of Nursing and Allied Health is to provide a quality, affordable and geographically accessible educational foundation for professions in nursing, a variety of imaging modalities and studies in allied health.
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Nursing & Allied Health


Top 15 Public College in the South / Second highest-ranked public college in West Virginia

Bluefield State College is a “top 15” public college in the South and second highest-ranked public college in West Virginia, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges”

Student to Faculty ratio: 12:1

Smaller Class Sizes means more dedicated, individualized attention from faculty.
Research shows that smaller class sizes contributes to increased student achievement.

BSC Wins Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition Championship

A student team from Bluefield State College received the Paul Lesco trophy as overall champion at the 26th annual IGVC. Teams representing more than 30 institutions of higher education from throughout the world competed in the event.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates the Return of Student Housing at BSC

A recent groundbreaking ceremony at the Harris-Jefferson Student Center parking lot marked the start of construction to restore student housing on Bluefield State College’s campus.


Retired US Army SSgt and LPN William Thompson Speaks to BSC Nursing students

Ret. US Army SSgt, former BSC Nursing Student, Returns to Alma Mater to Speak

Posted: 11/07/19

Retired US Army SSgt. And Licensed Practical Nurse William Thompson spoke to Bluefield State College Nursing students in the NURS230L (Patient Centered Care Two) course.

Dr. Guy Sims (pictured), Bluefield State College Dean of Students, was a guest speaker during the November 6 Mercer County Schools' Dictionary Project at Sun Valley Elementary School. 

BSC Participates in Mercer County Dictionary Project 2019

Posted: 11/07/19

Dr. Guy Sims, Bluefield State College Dean of Students, was a guest speaker during the November 6 Mercer County Schools' Dictionary Project at Sun Valley Elementary School. 

BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers—October 2019

Posted: 10/31/19

A summary of Bluefield State College news, events, and activities for the month of October, 2019

WV Legislature Staffers visit BSC to discuss legislative internship opportunities with Bluefield State students

BSC Students Explore WV Legislative Internship Opportunities

Posted: 10/30/19

Bluefield State College students explored the depth and breadth of the West Virginia’s Legislative internship opportunities during an October 30 visit to campus by State Legislature staff. 

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