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Fast Facts

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: Steve Pettit

Number of Students: Around 3000

Student Body: 66% live on campus and 34% live off, 40% were homeschooled

Accreditation: National accreditation through TRACS

Tuition: 2014-15 tuition for one semester is $6,785 and room/board is $3,045.

Athletics: Intercollegiate and intramural

Mascot: Bruins

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

Top ten academic programs include:

Test Scores:

  • Our cumulative NCLEX pass rate since 2007 is above 94%, and our nursing graduates 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.