John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

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.

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John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

Tuition & Fees

$28,288

$28,288

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
10%
700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
60%
400-499
13%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
34%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
8%
30-36
21%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 891
Declined + 285
Total Received 1,176
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Private (nonprofit)

1,608

undergraduate students

542

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Visual Arts
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6321
ACT 0130

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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 2,150
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Siloam Springs, AR

200-acre campus in Siloam Springs (population: 16,842), 30 miles from Fayetteville and 80 miles from Tulsa. Major airport and train serve Tulsa; smaller airport and bus serve Fayetteville.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
10%
700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
60%
400-499
13%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
34%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
8%
30-36
21%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%

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 or ACT Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 891
Declined + 285
Total Received 1,176

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 479 524-7427
finaid@jbu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

David Burney
Director of Financial Aid
dburney@jbu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, martial arts, rugby, shooting, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

martial arts, rugby, shooting, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, mountain biking, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Robyn Daugherty (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Design Thinking/Innovation
Accounting
Applied Music
Art/Illustration
Biblical/Theological Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministry/Formation
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Construction Management
Cybersecurity
Data Analytics
Digital Cinema
Education Studies
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Family/Human Services
Finance
General Business
General Education
General Music
Graphic Design
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education
History
Intercultural Studies
International Business
Kinesiology
Leadership
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Accounting
Market Research/Consumer Insights
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Organizational Management
Outdoor Leadership Ministries
Outdoor Leadership Ministries with Wilderness Medicine
Outdoor Program Management
Philosophy
Photography
Photojournalism
Political Science
Psychology
Renewable Energy
School Counseling
Social Studies
Spanish
Special Education K-12
Teaching
Visual FX
Worship Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Visual Arts
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

2,150

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,608
students

Female
57%
924

Male
43%
684

25%

542
students

Female
66%
360

Male
34%
182

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

1,262
students

Female
60%
748

Male
40%
514

22%

346
students

Female
51%
176

Male
49%
170

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • 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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
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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