Blue Mountain is located in Blue Mountain, MS (a rural area). The school is a Southern Baptist school. Blue Mountain is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.
Blue Mountain is known for its programs in education and teaching.
The school is an open-admission school.
Blue Mountain had 457 enrolled students in 2007-2008.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Blue Mountain offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Blue Mountain values student athletics, and belongs to the TranSouth Athletic Conference, TranSouth Athletic Conference.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Founded in 1873 as a Christian liberal arts college and affiliated since 1920 with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, Blue Mountain College assists students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, social awareness, and Christian character. To accomplish the mission the College recruits undergraduate and graduate students who are committed to scholarship, servant leadership, and service in church and community. The student-centered campus exhibits a climate of personal attention, respect, inclusion and high expectations. With the leadership of professionals who share the common bond of Christian faith and who are committed to excellence, students are guided to reach their God-given potential."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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