Welcome parents and family!

Whether you’re new to the Blackburn College community or a proud parent of a returning student, we are happy you are here!

Founded in Carlinville, Illinois, Blackburn College offers a traditional college experience, and so much more. Not only do students get the benefits of life in an easy-going small town, but they have all the exploration, engaged academics, and the community and activities of college. But wait, there’s more. At Blackburn, students also get real-life, ready-for-the-workforce skills. These types of leadership skills immediately apply to nearly any job situation after graduation. The running start they give you to the working world is invaluable and unique to Blackburn.

Below are a list of quick references and resources to help you guide and support your student through this journey.

  • “There’s No Place Like Blackburn” at College’s Homecoming Weekend

    September 06, 2022
  • Blackburn College Releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

    June 15, 2022
  • Blackburn Announces New Degree Program to Strengthen Early Childhood Workforce in Illinois

    June 13, 2022
  • October 10
    Monday, October 10 2022

    Admissions Open House Event

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • November 11
    Friday, November 11 2022

    Admissions Open House Event

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • November 11
    Friday, November 11 2022

    Veteran’s Day Convocation

    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

“There’s No Place Like Blackburn” at College’s Homecoming Weekend

September 06, 2022

Blackburn College Releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

June 15, 2022

Blackburn Announces New Degree Program to Strengthen Early Childhood Workforce in Illinois

June 13, 2022
Oct 10
Monday, October 10 2022

Admissions Open House Event

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov 11
Friday, November 11 2022

Admissions Open House Event

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov 11
Friday, November 11 2022

Veteran’s Day Convocation

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM