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John Brown University
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  • 4 Year
  • SILOAM SPRINGS, AR

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

editorial

John Brown is an above-average private, Christian university located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas in the Fayetteville, AR Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,326 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the John Brown acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 64% of students, John Brown alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.

About

2000 W UNIVERSITY ST
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR 72761
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletic Conference

John Brown University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

JBU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1090-1310
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$21,578 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,196 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,326 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
494
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Godly and spiritually motivated
    74%
  • Inspired
    16%
  • Dedicated
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 28 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Great
    47%
  • Great community.
    26%
  • Spiritually sound and inclusive of all
    16%
  • Good community. Restricted atmosphere.
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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