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Blackburn by the Numbers | Blackburn College
Blackburn by the Numbers Average ACT Score: 22 11 NCAA Division III Athletic Programs The Mahan Science Wing was one of the 1st LEED Certified Buildings in the Area Out of 7 Work Colleges in the US, Blackburn is Home to the ONLY Student Managed Work Program 100 Years of Experience, Blackburn’s Work Program was founded in 1913 97% of Students Receive Financial Aid Blackburn Makes its home on the original 80 acres deeded to the college. Students work 10 hours per week as part of the Work Program 550 Full Time Students More than 40 Majors and Minors 80% of the Student Body live on Campus Founded 1837 Blackburn Celebrates over 175 Years of Educational Excellence. 3 Blackburn Alumni are members of the National Academy of Sciences 100% of Blackburn Biology Graduates are accepted in Professional Programs upon recommendation since 2007 Founded 1837 Blackburn Celebrates over 175 Years of Educational Excellence. #1 Best Baccalaureate College in Illinois. #17 in the US — Washington Monthly. First Published in 1881, The Burnian is 132 years old, making it the Oldest Student Newspaper in Illinois 11:1 Student to Faculty Ratio 30% of Students are involved in Athletic Programs As part of the Work Program, 34 students work for Organizations in the Community Blackburn has 6,458 Active Alumni nationally and globally As part of the Sustainability Program, students have planted over 10,6000 walnut trees As part of the Work Program, students have built 10 buildings on campus Average High School GPA: 3.4 Blackburn is #2 2012 Best Value College in the Midwest — US News  Average # of Students per class: 13
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