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Bob Jones University Overview

Bob Jones University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Greenville, South Carolina. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Bob Jones University Known For?

536 Undergraduate Awards
$21,227 Avg Cost After Aid
86% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at Bob Jones University is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Bob Jones University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Bob Jones University student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Bob Jones University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bob Jones University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#76 Most Popular Theology & Religious Vocations Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#107 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Bob Jones University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#28 Best Value Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#43 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#77 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual
#110 Best Value Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Bob Jones University?

Location of Bob Jones University

Contact details for Bob Jones University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, SC 29614-0001
Phone: 864-242-5100
Website: www.bju.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BobJonesUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BJUedu

How Do I Get Into Bob Jones University?

You can apply to Bob Jones University online at: www.bju.edu/admission/apply/

Admission Requirements for Bob Jones University

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bob Jones University?

86% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
18% Submit SAT Scores
Since Bob Jones University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 18% of students accepted to Bob Jones University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 485 and 615. Math scores were between 475 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bob Jones University  ( 485 to 615 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Bob Jones University  ( 475 to 570 )
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800
Bob Jones University received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 29. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Bob Jones University  ( 21 to 29 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Bob Jones University  ( 18 to 25 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Bob Jones University  ( 20 to 27 )
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36

Can I Afford Bob Jones University?

$21,227 Net Price
33% Take Out Loans
1.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bob Jones University is $21,227. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bob Jones University, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,994 a year. That adds up to $23,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bob Jones University is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bob Jones University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,314 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,651 undergraduate students at Bob Jones University, with 2,314 being full-time and 337 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bob Jones University

There are also 357 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,314 full-time undergraduates at Bob Jones University, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bob Jones University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bob Jones University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bob Jones University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 42
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 122
White 1,339
International Students 160
Other Races/Ethnicities 610

Geographic Diversity

South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Bob Jones University. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at Bob Jones University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Canada.

Online Learning at Bob Jones University

289 Took All Classes Online
471 Took At Least One Class Online
14.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Bob Jones University. In 2017-2018, 471 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bob Jones University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 25th most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bob Jones University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bob Jones University was 14.5%. This is the #1,097 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bob Jones University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bob Jones University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 30%
Health & Physical Education 14%
Health Professions 19%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 22%
Liberal Arts General Studies 22%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 14%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 28%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 32%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bob Jones University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bob Jones University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #31
Biblical Studies #40
Teacher Education Subject Specific #78
Psychology #88
Theology & Religious Vocations #93
Teacher Education Grade Specific #108
Educational Administration #108
Education #277

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bob Jones University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 34 6 0 46
Business Administration & Management 0 41 0 0 41
Health & Physical Education 1 35 0 0 36
Theological & Ministerial Studies 6 15 10 1 32
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 27 4 0 31
Health Sciences & Services 0 29 0 0 29
Accounting 0 27 0 0 27
Nursing 0 27 0 0 27
Communication & Media Studies 0 16 7 0 23
Design & Applied Arts 0 22 0 0 22
General Biology 0 21 0 0 21
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 10 10 0 20
Music 0 13 7 0 20
General Engineering 0 19 0 0 19
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 18 0 0 18
Biblical Studies 0 11 7 0 18
General Education 0 16 0 0 16
Computer Science 0 15 0 0 15
Educational Administration 0 0 12 0 12
International Relations & National Security 0 12 0 0 12
Business Support & Assistant Services 11 0 0 0 11
Culinary Arts 10 0 0 0 10
Computer Information Systems 0 9 0 0 9
General English Literature 0 7 2 0 9
Liberal Arts General Studies 2 7 0 0 9
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 8 0 0 8
History 0 8 0 0 8
Drama & Theater Arts 0 6 2 0 8
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 7 0 0 7
Missionary Studies 0 7 0 0 7
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 7 0 0 7
Housing 0 5 0 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Communication Sciences 0 4 0 0 4
Sacred Music 0 3 1 0 4
Romance Languages 0 2 0 0 2
Religious Studies 0 0 0 2 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 0 2
Physics 0 2 0 0 2
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 1 0 0 1
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 1 0 0 1
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0 0
Communications Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering Science 0 0 0 0 0
Operations Research 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0 0
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0 0
Cosmetology 0 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Education 0 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 36 500 68 3 607

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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