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About Bob Jones University (BJU)

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4 Years

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Evangelical Christian

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Bob Jones University (BJU) is a private for-profit university established in 1927 by Bob Jones Sr. He established it to train the American youth with the absolute authority of the Bible. This liberal arts university's vision is to establish an institution which will train students from across the world with distinguished academic excellence and standards by providing the opportunities to explore and excel in the competitive world.

BJU Press was established by the university to help the students with an integrated Christian philosophy, study materials, and books. During the 1990s, it started distance education programs with the help of the university press.

  • BJU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools Accreditation Commission (TRACS).

  • The acceptance rate is 87% and the total graduation rate of 63%.

  • The total student population is 2,901 which consists of 2,402 full-timers and 499 part-timers. 

  • The student-faculty ratio is 12:1.

Online Education at BJU

The university is providing top-notch academics through online programs. The programs follow high standards and will help the students to excel in their careers. They can also resolve the issues related to programs they have enrolled in.


Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The campus is small but community-oriented and filled with fun. There are so many places to study on the campus. There are several facilities like indoor games and gym.

  • The academics are excellent. The workload is heavy but appropriate for graduate students. Every penny and time spent at the university is worth. The professors are excellent.

Location & Contact


1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard


Email: N/A
Phone: 8642425100
Fax: 8642356661
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The rankings according to the U.S.News report is given below.

  • The university ranks 34th in 'Regional Universities-South'.

  • It ranks 4th in 'Best Value Schools'.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


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Bob Jones University Admission ProcessAdmission Process of Bob Jones University

Bob Jones College has a sense of how important education is for an individual and how a fee or a cost can affect their lives so the process of admission and curriculum designed in a very smooth way the steps which the applicant need to follow is very easy. There are some policies and rules designed to make a proper process of admission into the chosen discipline. The fee and structure of all the expenses are so affordable that one can choose it without any stress. For the students who wanted to achieve a degree with a university, which is giving excellent quality in a Christian Society with a Biblical Viewpoint than Bob Jones is the University which is best for that student.

There are different guidelines and rules for the various courses provided for undergraduate there are different guidelines, for graduate different likewise the same thing with the other online degree course that the university has a different curriculum so they have different rules, policies for admissions. The requirements of enrolling for the admission are some necessary documents like Certificate of leaving the previous institution, Character certificate and if there are a condition and the candidate is not fulfilling this basic criterion their application will go to the university administration and admission executive for review and they are the officials who are responsible for any decision on the same. The decision of the candidate;s application on whether they are getting eligibility or not will be get notified by the director of the admission of Bob Jones University.Bob Jones University believes in equality they do not believe in favoritism and they are impartial to cast, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. 

The candidate needs to give American College Test (ACT) and the applicant needs to secure good marks in this examination. As the candidate need to give this exam prior to the semester for which they wanted to take admission as the score of this exam is one of the criteria for taking admission in Online Education undergraduate program. For any information related to admission process or online registration can contact University admission administration. The students need to send their scorecard copy to the Bob Jones University as it is a mandatory step which every candidate needs to follow. The Bob Jones University has an  American College Test (ACT) code number which is 3836. With this American College Test (ACT) score the student's application will get processed and it helps University faculty support during the course regarding course field, career options associated with it.

  • Students need to apply online they can call to the admission department of Bob Jones University

  • Candidate needs to fill the admission form completely and they need to submit it.

  • The official certificate which is issued by high school needs to be sent to the admission office of Bob Jones University

  • The candidate need to send the copy of American College Test (ACT) scorecard at the University admission office

  • The university will complete the processing after receiving the score of American College Test (ACT) and all necessary certificates and documents and notify the students and the future information will also be sent by University.

Students coming from different Organization

Students who are coming from some other university need to follow the above steps and they need to send a copy of official document or transcript given by that previous Institute to Bob Jones which has the evidence of their studies with them.The university will complete the processing of the application and will notify the student 

Students who have studied at Bob Jones University

The students who are coming from some other institutes need to re-enroll themselves and need to submit a paper application at Bob Jones University by calling them or contacting them. The students who have studied in Bob Jones University but due to some reason they got suspended from the course can also re-enroll in the course for this they need to apply for the semester on the date following their suspension or rejection and the admission executive is the one who is authorized to ask the supplementary questions from them before the readmission.The students will get the response

The students will get the response for their application within the three weeks and if it is there in longer processing stream then it will take up to six weeks. 

Admission Process for International Student

The Bob Jones University welcomes the students from all over the world and the University appreciates their decision and choice. For the admission into various disciplines, the Unversity have some steps which the candidate need to follow. Bob Jones University is a private liberal arts university which accepts an application from various Countries and many states and The District of Columbia. The University appreciates the application form the candidates who born in the united states of Americas but brought up in some other country. The university provides all kind of facilities to the students who have cleared the admission process of Bob Jones University and takes care of their need regarding any permission and documents which the international student requires.  

  • The candidate needs to fill the electronic application form with a fee for the initial semester and if in any case application of any student is rejected then they will get their tuition fee reimbursement

  • The candidate needs to have a character certificate and all the official certificate, capable of bearing all the monetary needs, can study at an American university and can perform there

  • The candidate should know English and they need to show how good they are in English

  • The candidate needs to give the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if they don't have English their native language. The result of this exam will be out in Bob Jones University will be displayed after four to six weeks of the exam. The code number of this exam is 5065 in Bob Jones University. For the undergraduate, the section scores of 15 are the criteria for Internet TOEFL and 500 for Paper TOEFL. For graduate level and Masters level, it is 79 for Internet TOFEl and 550 for Paper TOFEL and for graduate level doctorate it is 100 for internet paper and 600 forPaper TOEFL.

The candidate who wanted to take admissions to online education course can contact on 1800-252-6363 for any doubt or queries. The university gives 50 % off to high school junior and senior years if they are opting for the undergraduate online program and it will be 208 dollars per credit hour. In online course per test, the university takes 15 dollars and the test will be a webcam test of that appointee. For the registration in an online course, the university has set a registration process and some timelines are fixed so that students need to plan according to the policies and it is dependent upon the course the student has chosen.

For undergraduate, the student needs to register for up to three months and at least 7 days before the course is getting started and for graduate, the student needs to register for up to three months and at least 14 days before the course is getting started. 

The ground rule for enrollment are:

For high school graduate, the undergraduate credits the date of student's high school graduation or GED is their eligibility criteria.

For graduate student credit, the students must have approval from scholarship officials of Bob Jones University for taking admission for the first time in Bob Jones University for graduate programs.

  • For the students who are new to Bob Jones need to appeal for transcript from their previous institute and need to send it to Bob Jones admission officials before the admission into the course in university 
  • For the candidates who are from Bob Jones University, the scholarship officials give their transcript to apply for their admission into the program.

For high school student, the candidate who is in 24 months of graduation and has finished their sophomore year of high school. The candidate must have an approval from their parent or principal of the high school. The candidate must be a scholar and good regular performer in high school with A-level or B-level of grades. and meet criteria of Bob Jones admission guidelines. If the application is not following any rules then the student needs to contact before admission to the dean, the registrar or the institutional executive who is present at your college.

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 The total cost to attend for an academic year is known as the annual cost to attend. You might be wondering that this is one of the prestigious universities so will you be able to bear the cost of academics. 

  • Including all the scholarships, grants, or any other benefits, the net price to attend is around $14,570 with an average annual cost of $17,250.

  • Books and supplies cost is $1,200 and other courses related fees are  $900.

  • Accommodation cost including meal will be $7,580 and other miscellaneous expenses will be $1,600.

  • The total average annual cost to attend the university is $29,480.


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Business Administration, Management...

69 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

43 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

42 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

34 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

30 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Engineering, General

19 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates


17 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

16 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

15 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

14 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

14 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

12 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

11 Graduates


11 Graduates

Computer Science

10 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

8 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

8 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

8 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

7 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

7 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

6 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

6 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Housing and Human Environments

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

5 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

5 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

4 Graduates


4 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates


1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates


Student Body

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Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




70% White

11% Unknown

2% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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The students can reside on campus and 82% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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blue and white

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Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by BJU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,580 per year. Bob Jones University offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BJU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

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Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$159 - 196

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

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The university is providing various grants, scholarships, and loans to the students for helping them financially in their educational endeavours. 98% of the students of the institute are provided with some kind of financial aid. The FAFSA form should be filled by the students who are looking for financial aid. Bob Jones University (BJU) federal school code is 003421.

The State Aid includes the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship, South Carolina LIFE Scholarship, South Carolina HOPE Scholarship, and South Carolina Tuition Grant.

The Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan and so on.

The Institutional Aid includes the Academic Excellence Scholarship, Legacy Scholarship, and Ministry Scholarship.

The Military Aid include the Post 9/11 GI Bil, Select Reserve, Survivors and Dependent Educational Assistance Program (DEA), and Montgomery GI Bill.

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