Bob Jones University

country rank  770
world rank  2158

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University Overview

Founded in 1927, Bob Jones University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Greenville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Bob Jones University (BJU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Bob Jones University (BJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 93 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym BJU
Founded 1927
Motto Petimus Credimus
We seek, we trust
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville
29614-0001 South Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (864) 242 5100
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office

(864) 242 5100

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bob Jones University's Library
Bob Jones University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 216,359 physical volumes, 10,612 physical media, 13,509,306 digital/electronic medium and 202 licensed digital/electronic databases. Bob Jones University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Bob Jones University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,940 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2017


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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