BJU at a glance
Founded: 1927 by Dr. Bob Jones Sr.
Campus: The campus, and affiliated ministries of BJU, is located on more than 200 acres in Greenville, S.C.
Description: Christian, liberal arts university
President: Steve Pettit
Number of Students: Around 3,000
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Student Body: 66% live on campus and 34% live off, 34% were homeschooled
Test Scores: BJU nursing graduates have maintained a solid NCLEX-RN pass rate above 95% since 2002. They typically outperform national and South Carolina pass rates.
Medical school acceptance rates average greater than 80% versus the national average of 49%, and BJU graduates have successfully completed MD programs in 55 different medical schools in 28 states. BJU graduates pursuing medical careers consistently score in the top 25% of the nation on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
Engineering graduates have a pass rate of 91% on the National Electrical Engineering Exam.
Accreditation: National accreditation through TRACS
Tuition: 2015–16 tuition for one semester is $7,125 and room/board is $3,140.
Financial Aid: 95% of new students applying for grants and scholarships receive them.
Athletics: Intercollegiate and intramural
Student Life: Dozens of student organizations
Motto: Petimus Credimus (“We seek, we trust”)
Top Majors: Top ten academic majors include accounting, Bible, biblical counseling, biology, business administration, criminal justice, elementary education, engineering, graphic design and nursing.