Bloomfield College

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield College was founded in 1868 by the Presbyterian Church. It is a private college of liberal arts and is located in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 10 acres. The college provides degrees in a number of subjects including business administration, allied health technology, computer information systems, creative arts & technology, and political science, among others. The institute also provides opportunities of studying abroad.

Bloomfield College's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II. They are nicknamed as the Deacons. The Deacons participate in sports like tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, and cross country.

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Contacting Bloomfield

Bloomfield College
467 Franklin St
Bloomfield , NJ 07003
General Phone: (973) 748-9000

Bloomfield Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts61English, interdisciplinary studies, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management59business management, accounting
Art Studies42visual and performing arts
Therapy and Counseling33psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine27registered nursing
Science20biology, chemistry
Education and Teaching19education
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science
Mathematics3applied mathematics
Religion and Philosophy2religion
Medical Support and Technology1clinical and medical lab science

Number of programs and degrees for Bloomfield in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree27717

Bloomfield Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bloomfield had a total enrollment of 2,056 students (1,856 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 38%
Women 62%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 16%
Black 50%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 24%
20-21 21%
22-24 21%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey89%
State unknown4%
New York3%

Bloomfield Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 33 %

Bloomfield Room and Board (2007)

Bloomfield offers campus housing for 439 of its 1,856 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Bloomfield, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Bloomfield Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal370450
SAT Math360470

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT96%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Bloomfield Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,080
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,080
Room and board $ 9,500
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 1,934

Financial Aid:
Bloomfield participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 259700)

Bloomfield Faculty

Bloomfield has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$80,71517$80,063
Associate professoracademic year9$69,37417$69,000
Assistant professoracademic year6$54,8378$60,419
All faculty totalacademic year27$71,18442$71,844

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bloomfield Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Baseball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Track Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports143751

Bloomfield Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General

Applied Mathematics

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Bloomfield Highlights

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What Sets Bloomfield Apart:

% of degrees in art studies
(vs. all colleges)
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% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Bloomfield % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Bloomfield % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Bloomfield Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Bloomfield Minority % of student body
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Bloomfield % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of students
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Bloomfield Number of students
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Bloomfield Female % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Bloomfield % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Bloomfield % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Bloomfield Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in liberal arts
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Bloomfield % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Presbyterian Church (USA) affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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