From its roots as a women’s college in the 1870’s to the co-ed liberal arts school it is today, Blue Mountain College outside Tupelo, Mississippi, has provided quality Christian-focused education with three philosophical principles in mind: truth, knowledge, and virtue. It serves about 500 students each year, and offers a variety of B.A., B.S. and B.S. in Ed. degrees within eight distinct departments, as well as two Master of Education tracks. Proud of its small class sizes, BMC has a student-to-faculty ratio of just 12 to 1. In 2014, it was ranked second by U.S. News and World Report among regional colleges in the southern United States for excellent overall value. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, BMC offers a wide range of financial aid options as well as career-placement assistance. The rich student life here is enhanced by multiple intramural sports, regular performing arts events and a 7,800-square-foot Wellness Center. Blue Mountain College—come for the spectacular views of the surrounding blue hills, stay for a glorious collegiate experience!