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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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Business

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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Education

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

FUN FACTS


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: 14:1

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.

Bluefield State College Is Named “HBCU Institutional Leader” by the Fulbright Program

BSC Is Named “HBCU Institutional Leader” by the Fulbright Program

Bluefield State College is proud to be named a 2018-2019 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader by the Fulbright Program.

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NEWS & EVENTS


"Diamonds in the Night" Enchanted Evening Set for April 4 at Bluefield Arts Center

"Diamonds in the Night," BSC Foundation's Annual Gala, April 4

Posted: 02/17/20

"Diamonds in the Night," the 2nd annual Bluefield State College Foundation Student Scholarship Gala, will be celebrated on April 4, 2020, 7 pm-10 pm at the Bluefield Arts Center.

 Bluefield State College’s Larry Zande has received a Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University.  Zande, BSC’s web developer, also earned two certifications—"Certified Ethical Hacker” and “Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator,” from the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants in the process of earning his Master’s degree.

BSC’s Larry Zande Receives Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance”

Posted: 02/17/20

Bluefield State College’s Larry Zande has received a Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University. 

Dr. Tesfaye Belay, BSC faculty member--one of five finalists for Faculty Merit Foundation of WV "Professor of the Year"

BSC’s Dr. Tesfaye Belay Selected as Finalist for Faculty Merit Foundation of WV “Professor of the Year”

Posted: 02/12/20

The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia has selected Bluefield State College faculty member Dr. Tesfaye Belay as one of five finalists for the West Virginia’s 2019 Professor of the Year.

Sandra Wynn, BSC ADN program director, is one of the nurses from throughout the world pictured in the ANA "Year of the Nurse" celebration

BSC Associate Degree Nursing program director included in "Year of the Nurse" campaign

Posted: 02/12/20

Sandra Wynn, Director of the Bluefield State College Associate Degree Nursing Program is among the nurses from throughout the world pictured on the American Nurses Association's "Year of the Nurse" celebration and publicity, including…

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