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Fast Facts

Founded: 1927

Location: The campus is in Greenville, S.C.

Description: Christian, liberal arts university

President: Steve Pettit

Number of Students: Around 3000

Student Body: 66% live on campus and 34% live off, 30% were homeschooled

Accreditation: Regional accreditation candidate with SACSCOC and national accreditation through TRACS

Tuition: 2016-17 tuition for one semester is $7,450 and room/board is $3,235.

Athletics: Intercollegiate and intramural

Mascot: Bruins

Degrees: A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in 4 schools, a college and a seminary

Top 10 academic programs include:

Test Scores:

  • Our cumulative NCLEX pass rate since 2002 is above 95%, and our nursing graduates typically outperform national and South Carolina pass rates.
  • Medical school acceptance rates for BJU premed graduates average greater than 80% versus the current national average of 41%. BJU graduates have been admitted to 67 different medical schools in 28 states.
  • BJU graduates pursuing medical careers consistently score in the top 25% of the nation on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Our 2015 premed graduates pursuing medical careers averaged in the top 17% of the nation on the MCAT.
  • Engineering graduates have a pass rate of 90% on the National Engineering Exam, with a 100% pass rate in 2012.