John Brown University

2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, United States
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Overview of John Brown University

About this school

John Brown, founded in 1919, is a liberal arts university with religious orientation. Its 200-acre campus is located in the town of Siloam Springs, 30 miles from Fayetteville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,972
    • Men:849 Men (43.1%)
    • Women:1,123 Women (56.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to John Brown University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2000 West University Street
City, State, Zip
Siloam Springs, AR 72761-2121
Phone
(479) 524-7454
Fax
(479) 524-9548
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 1,198 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 788 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 410 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
358 (39%) of 908 admitted students enrolled
Women
192 (33%) of 581 admitted students enrolled
Men
166 (51%) of 327 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.72
375 And Above
64%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
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SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
21%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
25%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
24%
• Score 24 - 29
51%
• Score 18 - 23
23%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,928 (67.65%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,224 (23.17%)
  • Other Expenses: - $800 (2.01%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,850 (7.16%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


John Brown University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001100
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
268 (83.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
221 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
221 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
44 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$21,504
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 190 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,406
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 169 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $897
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 200 (90.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
206 (63.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,252

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,217 (80.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,050 (86.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,050 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
172 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$19,535
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 908 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,636
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 609 (58.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $839
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 790 (75.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
768 (50.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,114

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,467
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


152

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
503,283
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
250
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


John Brown University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


58.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


68.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


73.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (87)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Computer Graphics
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Trades, Other
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family Systems
  • Family and Community Services
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Illustration
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Photography
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Engineering

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Ethics
  • Higher Education
  • International Business
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


15,680

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


200 acres

Weather


Temperature
29.1 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Fayetteville
Nearest Train Station
70 mile(s) from campus in Tulsa, Okla.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Golden Eagle
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


John Brown University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student government association, student ministries organization, student activities club, student missionary fellowship, enactus

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,490

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,972
Women
1,123
Men
849

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 2.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 2.1% Black/African-American
  • 6.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.1% White
  • 4.1% Unknown

International Students


4.9% from 50 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


641

Student Resources

Study resources