Blackburn College : Profile

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700 College Ave
Carlinville, IL 62626
Website: www.blackburn.edu
Location: Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WI

Get a snapshot of Blackburn College with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Blackburn College, founded in 1837 and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), provides a coeducational student body with a rigorous, distinctive, and affordable liberal arts education that prepares graduates to be responsible, productive citizens. The Blackburn community values critical and independent thinking, leadership development, respect for all individuals, and lifelong learning. The College fosters a sense of service, community, and moral responsibility through its unique student-managed work program, its collegial concept of shared governance, and its faculty/staff mentor relationship with students.

School Characteristics

Student Population
Private University
18146 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 19 Average SAT: 520

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 543
Retention Rate: 73%
Graduation Rate: 175

School Accreditation

National: No
Regional: yes
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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