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Tuition & Fees

$25,224

$25,224

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 860
Declined + 306
Total Received 1,166
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Private (nonprofit)

1,711

undergraduate students

655

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Family/human Services
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Codes

SAT 6321
ACT 0130

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
34%
500-599
36%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
40%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
28%
500-599
31%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
39%
18-23
19%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
58%
18-23
23%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
26%
24-29
50%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

John Brown University, founded in 1919, is a private, liberal arts institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in Siloam Springs, AR, 70 miles from Tulsa and 30 miles from Fayetteville, AR.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,366
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Interdenominational Christian
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACICS (Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Siloam Springs, AR

200-acre campus in Siloam Springs (population: 15,856), 80 miles from Tulsa and 30 miles from Fayetteville, AR. Major airport and train serve Tulsa; smaller airport and bus serve Fayetteville.

John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
34%
500-599
36%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
40%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
28%
500-599
31%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
39%
18-23
19%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
58%
18-23
23%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
26%
24-29
50%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 860
Declined + 306
Total Received 1,166

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Don Crandall
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 877 JBU-INFO
F: 479 524-4196
jbuinfo@jbu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,064,235
State $958,000
Institutional $8,387,759
Other external $298,249
Total $11,708,243

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $327,750
Institutional $4,474,002
Other external $2,224,283
Total $7,026,035

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
soccer
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference
Mascot
Golden Eagle
School colors
royal blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/Private
Accounting/Public
Biblical/Theological Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Broadcasting
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Children/Family Ministry
Communication
Community Counseling
Construction Management
Digital Media Arts
Early Childhood Education
Electrochemical Technology
Engineering
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Studies
Family/Human Services
General Education
Graphic Design
History
Illustration
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Studies/Community Development
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism
Kinesiology
Leadership Management
Leadership/Ethics
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Communication
Media Production
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Music/Applied
Nursing
Organizational Management
Outdoor Leadership Ministries
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science/Pre-Law
Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Studies
Psychology
Public Relations
Renewable Energy
School Counseling
Social Studies
Social Studies Education
Spanish
Sport Management
Sports Medicine
Worship Ministries
Youth Ministries
Youth/Family Ministry
Youth/Worship Ministries
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Undergraduate

72%

1,711
students

Female
58%
988

Male
42%
723

Graduate

28%

655
students

Female
67%
441

Male
33%
214

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,529
students

Female
59%
887

Male
41%
642

undergraduatePart-time

11%

182
students

Female
56%
101

Male
44%
81

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bill Stevenson III
International Student Programs Director
479 524-7119
wstevens@jbu.edu

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