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BJU at a Glance

Students at commencement

Founded: 1927

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

Description: Christian liberal arts university

Status: Non-profit, tax-exempt

President: Steve Pettit

Number of Students: Around 3,000

Student Body: 71% live on campus and 29% live off, 33% were homeschooled

Tuition: Before financial aid, the 2021-22 tuition for one semester is $9,550, and room/board is $4,290.

Degrees: A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in 5 schools, a college and a seminary

Top 10 academic programs include:

Accreditation: Regionally accredited by SACSCOC and nationally accredited by TRACS

Athletics: Intercollegiate and intramural
NCCAA member with 13 national titles
NCAA Div. III provisional member

Mascot: Bruins

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 80 different medical schools in 30 states.
  • BJU graduates pursuing medical careers consistently score in the top 25% of the nation on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Our 2018 premed graduates pursuing medical careers averaged between the 94th and 95th percentile on the MCAT.
  • Engineering graduates have a pass rate of 90% on the National Engineering Exam.