Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC 29614-0001


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,901
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,988 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Bob Jones University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,053 applications and 920 students were granted admission. Bob Jones University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 13% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT900 to 1210
ACT20 to 26
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Bob Jones University's tuition was $14,900 for all students regardless of residency (7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Bob Jones University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 62% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,713 (which is 38% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bob Jones University in 2016-2017, was 257, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,117 (which is 28.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Bob Jones University has enrolled a total of 2,901 students (2,402 students full-time and 499 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,901 students, 80 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 2,566 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 335 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 204 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Black/African American: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bob Jones University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 274
Education 14% 272 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 12% 240 0
Visual And Performing Arts 7% 141
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 132
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 103
Psychology 4% 77 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 61
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 48
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 44

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bob Jones University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of Bob Jones University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,600. Last year, out of the total 1,081 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 984 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 0 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 0 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,600
Employment Rate 91% --
Total Graduates 1,081 0

Campus Location

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