Welcome to your second home!

Blue Mountain College, located in a rural setting, between Ripley and New Albany, Mississippi, is home to a number of international students from a variety of countries.

Many are involved in playing a sport for the college. Others attend due to the legacy of academic excellence and the desire to earn a degree from a nationally known Christian college.

Whatever brings you to BMC, you will feel welcome here!.


Step 1: Complete your application online.

Apply early. Blue Mountain College uses a rolling admissions policy, which means applications are reviewed and admission decisions are made on a regular basis beginning each September. This means we continue filling a new class until there is no more space. For that reason, it's very important that you apply as early as possible. Applications are completed online and there is no application fee. Simply go to www.bmc.edu.

Step 2: Submit official scores report.

Submit an official score report of at least 80 on the TOEFL, 18 on the ACT, or 980 (combined critical reading and math) on the SAT.

To request your ACT or SAT score report, go to actstudent.org (Blue Mountain College's school code is 2182) or collegeboard.com (Blue Mountain College's school code is 2398).

Step 3: Official transcript evaluations are required in most cases. (Very Important)

Before being admitted to Blue Mountain College, you must have your transcripts evaluated and translated on a course by course basis by one of the following approved services:

  • World Education Services (WES) www.wes.org
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admission Officers(AACRAO) www.aacrao.org
  • Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) www.ece.org.

If the student attended High School or college in the US, official transcripts must be sent directly from the high school or college to BMC.

Step 4: The following information must be also submitted before being fully admitted:

  • Immunization Record including recent TB test within one year
  • Proof of Insurance (May be purchased when students arrives on campus)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of Adequate Financial Support (Must be sent directly from the bank to BMC)