Blackburn College

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Liberal arts college in Illinois

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About Blackburn College

According to Wikipedia, Blackburn College is a private college in Carlinville, Illinois. It was established in 1837 and named for the Rev. Gideon Blackburn. The college is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church . Blackburn is a federally recognized work college with a student-managed work program, enabling students to gain leadership experience as they manage other students. All resident students are required to work, but the program is optional for commuters. Each student who works receives a tuition discount for the hours they work. Blackburn is the least expensive private college in Illinois.

Blackburn College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
734 55% 45% 1010 20

How Much Does Blackburn College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $13,812
30K - 48K $13,911
48K - 75K $16,444
75K - 110K $20,213
110K+ $23,167

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Blackburn College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Blackburn College , then you can expect to earn an average of $41,700 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Blackburn College 's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
507 507

Where is Blackburn College ?

Blackburn College is located at 700 College Ave, Carlinville IL 62626

How Safe is Blackburn College ?

Carlinville has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Blackburn College Known For?

Blackburn College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Blackburn College 's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Blackburn College 's Most Influential Alumni?

Blackburn College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Anthropology, and Sociology. Here are some of Blackburn College 's most famous alumni:

Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin
A Memoirist, novelist, poet, essayist, critic, playwright.
Lois B. DeFleur
An American academic administrator.
Mark Kirk
A Former U.S. junior senator from Illinois.
Clarence J. Goodnight
An American zoologist .
Bruce Pavitt
Bruce Pavitt
An American musician.
Craig Stowers
An Alaska Supreme Court Justice.
Charles Cleveland Nutting
Charles Cleveland Nutting
An American zoologist .
John Thomson Faris
An American travel writer.
Charles Robertson
An American entomologist.
Dennis Phillips
Dennis Phillips
An American poker player.
Truman H. Landon
Truman H. Landon
A United States general.
Sam McCann
An American politician.