Founded: 1927 by Dr. Bob Jones Sr.
Description: Christian, liberal arts university
President: Steve Pettit
Number of Students: Around 3,000
Student Body: 66% live on campus and 34% live off, 34% were homeschooled
Accreditation: National accreditation through TRACS
Tuition: 2014-15 tuition for one semester is $6,785 and room/board is $3,045.
Top ten academic programs include:
- Biblical Counseling
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Elementary Education
- Graphic Design
- Music Education
- 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 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 nation 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 90% on the National Engineering Exam, with a 100% pass rate in 2012.