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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. Bob Jones University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

Questions about the accreditation of Bob Jones University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org)‚Äč.

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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: [email protected]] having been awarded Reaffirmation II of its Accredited Status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accrediting Commission in April 2021.

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

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Bob Jones University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). It is also approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.

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.

Bob Jones University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
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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.
3 Year Disaggregated Graduation Trends

Course Completion

2020 2021 2022 Threshold of Acceptability Goal
All Students 95.7% 92.5% 95.8% 86.0% 97.0%
Undergraduate Students 95.8% 92.4% 95.9% 86.2% 97.0%
Graduate Students 92.8% 94.1% 93.9% 84.4% 95.0%
On Campus 95.9% 92.7% 96.1% 86.9% 97.0%
Distance 92.5% 90.7% 92.6% 83.3% 92.0%

First-Year to Second-Year Retention Rates

2020 Cohort 2021 Cohort 2022 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
Associate Student 55.7% 75.8% 77.1% 54.8% 70.0%
Bachelor Student 84.3% 82.6% 84.0% 74.3% 85.0%
Gradute Student 52.6% 52.9% 56.4% 72.7% 90.0%

Graduation Rates (first-time, first-year associate-degree seeking)

2019 Cohort 2020 Cohort 2021 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
2-Year Graduation Rate 41.2% 36.7% 54.6% 33.9% 45.0%
2018 Cohort 2019 Cohort 2020 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
3-Year Graduation Rate 39.1% 44.1% 43.3% 36.5% 50.0%

Graduation Rates (first-time, first-year baccalaureate-degree seeking)

2017 Cohort 2018 Cohort 2019 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
4-Year Graduation Rate 64.0% 59.4% 64.6% 56.5% 65.0%
2016 Cohort 2017 Cohort 2018 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
5-Year Graduation Rate 72.3% 70.9% 64.4% 56.3% 70.0%
2015 Cohort 2016 Cohort 2017 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
6-Year Graduation Rate 67.4% 72.0% 70.9% 55.0% 75.0%

Graduation Rates (first-time, graduate-degree seeking)

2019 Cohort 2020 Cohort 2021 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
150% 44.7% 49.4% 45.9% 41.0% 55.0%
2018 Cohort 2019 Cohort 2020 Cohort Threshold of Acceptability Goal
200% 54.7% 48.7% 55.1% 62.8% 80.0%

Graduate Placement

Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Threshold of Acceptability Goal
Either grad school or employment 96.8% 97.5% 97.9% 87.0% 100.0%

Licensing Examination Pass Rates

2021 2022 2023 Threshold of Acceptability Goal
NCLEX-RN (first-time takers) 92.6% 83.9% 97.8% Higher than 5% below the S.C. average (94.0% in 2023) 100.0%
Praxis II (all takers) 96.8% 96.1% 93.5% 90.0% 100.0%
Fundamentals of Engineering (all takers) 77.8% 68.8% 78.6% 80.0% 100.0%