Bob Jones University

1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, United States
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Overview of Bob Jones University

About this school

Bob Jones University is a fundamentalist Christian university, located at the edge of the Appalachian foothills in Greenville, S.C.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,606
    • Men:1,174 Men (45.0%)
    • Women:1,432 Women (55.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Bob Jones University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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
3
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
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
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Greenville, SC 29614
Phone
(800) 252-6363
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
3 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
86% of 1,062 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 620 applicants were admitted
Men
86% of 442 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
706 (77%) of 915 admitted students enrolled
Women
391 (73%) of 535 admitted students enrolled
Men
315 (83%) of 380 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
30%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $18,150 (62.32%)
  • Room & Board: - $6,976 (23.95%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (4.12%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,800 (9.61%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Bob Jones University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003421
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
533 (89.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
462 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
462 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
92 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$13,519
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 461 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,333
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 172 (37.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,257
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 79 (17.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
115 (19.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,189

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,862 (81.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,653 (88.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,649 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
269 (16.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$12,290
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,643 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,486
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 767 (46.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,961
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 210 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
470 (20.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,069

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$21,153
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
Not reported
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


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


186

Part-Time Faculty


31

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


57%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 40% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
450
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Bob Jones University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Education

Master's Programs of Study (28)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Illustration
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics Education
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Student Affairs
  • Theater
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


60,000

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


225 acres

Weather


Temperature
30 average low in January, 86 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Greenville
Nearest Train Station
3 miles from campus in Greenville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


69% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


31%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not 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 Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cheerleading, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Bob Jones University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, community service council, missions advance, societies, mission prayer band, university business association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,306

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,606
Women
1,432
Men
1,174

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 2.3% Black/African-American
  • 6.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.0% White
  • 3.7% Unknown

International Students


5.8% from 40 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


330

Student Resources

Study resources