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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

700 College Ave Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (800) 233-3550
Admissions Phone: (800) 233-3550
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Blackburn College
  • Located in Carlinville, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 598 students enrolled
  • 60% admitted
  • $20,752 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Brooke from Newton, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Stay on track with course work and studying and you'll do fine. Participate in classes and don't skip classes!

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  • Roselyn from Katy, TX
  • I am a past student here

    Be open to relatively gross community bathrooms and seeing the exact same people every day. Attend off campus events.

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  • Debbie from Steger, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Don't be scared by the work program. It's really beneficial and makes you deal with real world problems. Also, don't be afraid to make friends. Everyone is really nice.

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  • Amanda from Momence, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Keep an open mind. At Blackburn, you will work in one of the twelve departments on campus, which could include anything from cleaning the dorms to calling prospective students. You may find the work not to your taste, but there is always room to move up in the work program or switch jobs entirely. Take chances. Blackburn offers you major opportunities to shine. The college is small, but allows students to take leadership roles in work, clubs and organizations, sports, and classes. Schedule your time and stick to it. Working an extra 10 hours a week (which lowers tuition and grants valuable work experience) can also take a big chunk out of your free time. Always remember that you're here to learn above all else, so make sure you plan study time as well as fun periods.

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  • Chelsea from Carlinville, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Don't be afraid to ask questions - the people you go to school with are amazing and willing to help you. We understand that this might be your first stab at freedom; however, don't go crazy with it. We care about your safety and do not want you getting hurt. Don't slack off. The effort you put into college will determine how your college experience plays out. Hard work pays off in the long run,

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