BLOOMFIELD - Bloomfield College officials announced that U.S. News & World Report ranked Bloomfield College 10th in Economic Diversity and 14th in Campus Diversity in its annual college rankings list. The 2017 rankings were released September 13.
"Our ranking for economic diversity further demonstrates our commitment to scholarship. Cost is often the biggest barrier for our students," said Adam Castro, Vice President for Enrollment Management. 93% of Bloomfield College students receive financial aid. The majority of the student body are first-generation and the first in their families to enroll in college.
Bloomfield College has established itself as an institution that can change the lives of students who have been historically excluded from higher education.
"Bloomfield College, and our incredible donor community, take great pride in providing life-changing scholarships to talented and motivated students to help bridge the cost gap after federal and state aid. In fact, many of our students can attend our small, private institution for, or below, the direct cost of a public university." said Adam Castro, Vice President for Enrollment Management.
"Our consistent presence on this important list is a testament to the values that drive the Bloomfield College mission. We aim to prepare students for success in a multicultural and global society and the constant campus exposure to so many different backgrounds will serve them extremely well in their personal and professional lives" added Castro. U.S News & World Report released its 2017 college rankings to help students worldwide compare the academic quality of more than 1,800 schools in the United States.