Bluefield College

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

School type Private
Terms Semester
First year of program 2011-2012

Faculty & Classes

Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Average online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 1 year online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 2 years online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 3 years online teaching experience N/A
Full-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Part-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
School finances online instructor training Yes
Continuing online instruction education required N/A
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty N/A
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty N/A
Average class size 11
Maximum class size 25

Programs

Online bachelor's degree programs 4
Online courses 143
Five most popular majors
Business Administration and Management, General 47%
Human Services, General 23%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 17%
Nursing Science 7%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 6%
All majors
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Health Professions and Related Programs
Nursing Science
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General
About the online bachelor's degree program (as submitted by school)

Our online degrees are affordable, convenient and accredited. If you’re looking for an Online College where you will receive personal attention from your professors, look no further. Bluefield has a small student to teacher ratio (11:1).

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students No
Students enroll as online students Other
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Minority

Delivery

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live None
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. N/A
Online chatrooms N/A
Web conferencing (webinars) N/A
Skype or other visual software N/A
New-student orientation Optional
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Percentage of classes with lectures All
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 4
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students All
Class participation graded Yes
Exams No
Same exams are administered only once N/A
Exams have random question order N/A
Each user has unique exam login N/A
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered N/A
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school) N/A

List of Student Assessments Administered

Graduation & Retention

Credits needed to graduate 126
Credits that must be earned through school 36
One-year retention rates N/A
Limited time to complete degree No
Target time to earn final 25% of credits No target length
Maximum time to earn final 25% of credits N/A
Graduation rates N/A

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