Overview

Applicants
1,062
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

11%
Over 3.75
27%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

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ACT Test Scores

ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 27

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Religious Affiliation / Commitment

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
216
with Terminal Degree
136

122
Men
94
Women
12
Minority

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years
68%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Molecular Biochemistry.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Actuarial Science.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication, General.
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.
  • Information Technology.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Housing and Human Environments, Other.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES.

  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Counseling Psychology.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • International Relations and Affairs.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
  • Divinity/Ministry.
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fashion/Apparel Design.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Keyboard Instruments.
  • Music Pedagogy.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Voice and Opera.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral
Doctoral/Professional
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Tim LaHaye
Evangelical Christian minister and author

Asa Hutchinson
governor of Arkansas and served in the U.S. Congress

David Gustafson
judge of the United States Tax Court

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years
68%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Jul 1
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,024

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,443

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,784

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$10,024

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$17,250
Required Fees
$900
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

On-Campus Room and Board
$6,976
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,606
Foreign Countries Represented
45

Demographics

1.86%
Asian
1.64%
African-American
5.93%
Hispanic
77.02%
Caucasian
2.26%
Unknown
7.00%
International

55% female
45% male
68% are out of state
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
77%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
83%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Amy Streeter

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
35
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
Other

Men's Sports (BJU Bruins)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (BJU Bruins)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
85

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
IBM Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
David Orr
Welcome Center Manager

Address
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614

Phone
864-242-5100

Email
welcomecenter@bju.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
University Student Center
Davis Field House
Cuppa Jones (coffee shop)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Peace Center for the Performing Arts
Historic Downtown
Haywood Mall
Frankie's Fun Park

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Sunday through Saturday
1-4 pm (S); 7:30 am-7 pm (M-F); 11 am-4 pm (Sa)
864-242-5100

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 8 am - 5 pm
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
by appointment

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
bruinsinfo@bju.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Limitations
7 nights maximum

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
GSP International Airport Taxi Bus

Driving Instructions to Campus
I-85 to I-385N to North Pleasantburg Drive to Wade Hampton Boulevard

Local Accommodations
Baymont Inn & Suites Clarion Inn & Suites Courtyard Marriott Hilton Hyatt Place Hyatt Regency Westin Poinsett


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