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Accreditation

Regional

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Bob Jones University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bob Jones University.

National

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools

Bob Jones University is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; email: info@tracs.org] having been awarded Reaffirmation I of its Accredited Status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accrediting Commission on November 8, 2011.

This status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Program Accreditation & Recognition

Our engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The human resources management track in our business administration program is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management as meeting the SHRM guidelines.

Our education programs are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Our nursing program is approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Bob Jones University is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Student Success and Achievement

As an accredited institution, Bob Jones University is obligated to provide to its students, constituents, and the public information about its goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving those goals.

Goal Achievement
Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention 80% 82%
Four-year retention for first-time, first-year baccalaureate-degree seeking students 62.5% 61%
Course Completion Rate 97% 95.2%
Graduation Rates
4-year graduation rate
(first-time, first-year baccalaureate-degree seeking)
55% 53%
5-year graduation rate
(first-time, first-year baccalaureate-degree seeking)
60% 63%
6-year graduation rate
(first-time, first-year baccalaureate-degree seeking)
65% 66%
Graduate Placement (either grad school or employment) 80% with 98% response rate from the survey instrument 79% with 98% response rate
Licensing Examination Pass Rates
CPA Examination (all sections, all takers) Higher than S.C. average (58.2% in 2017) 59.8%
NCLEX-RN (all takers) 90% 88%
Praxis II (all takers) 100% 100%
Fundamentals of Engineering (all takers) 100% 100%
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination (all takers) 80% of students with score of 75% or higher 81%