Founded: 1927 by Dr. Bob Jones Sr.
Campus: The campus, and affiliated ministries of BJU, is located on over 200 acres just inside the city limits of Greenville, S.C.
Description: Biblically faithful Christian liberal arts university
President: Dr. Stephen Jones
Number of Students: Over 3000
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Student Body: From all 50 states and 41 countries, 66% live on campus and 34% live off, 40% were homeschooled
- Nursing graduates have maintained an average NCLEX-RN pass rate of 94% since 2007, with a 100% pass rate in 2011. They typically outperform national and South Carolina pass rates.
- Medical school acceptance rates average greater than 80% versus the national average of 49%, and BJU graduates have successfully completed MD programs in 55 different medical schools in 28 states. BJU graduates pursuing medical careers consistently score in the top 25% of the national on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Our 2012 graduates pursuing medical careers averaged in the top 13% of the nation on the MCAT.
- Engineering graduates have a pass rate of 95% on the National Engineering Exam, with a 100% pass rate in 2012.
Accreditation: National accreditation through TRACS
Tuition: 2013-14 tuition for one semester is $6,410 and room/board is $2,895.
Financial Aid: 95% of new students applying for grants and scholarships receive them.
Athletics: Intercollegiate and intramural
Student Life: Dozens of campus organizations
Motto: Petimus Credimus (“We seek, we trust”)