John Brown University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, it resides in a rural setting for students to study in. Approximately 2,100 students are enrolled per year at John Brown University.
Students may choose from a few areas of study, including:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Family And Consumer Sciences
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Most students admitted to this school achieve an SAT score in a range of 1520 to 1930, or an ACT composite score between 22 to 29. This school has an acceptance rate of about 70 percent of which only 47 percent chose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at jbu.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $23,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.
The mascot for John Brown University is the "Golden Eagles", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Available athletic programs offered may include:
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Golf (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
- Tennis (NAIA Division I)
Students can visit the John Brown University website to get a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates John Brown University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at John Brown University is about 2,800, with undergraduate students making up about 76% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $23,000-$28,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $780 to $940 per unit
- The average estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is listed to be around $10,000, the price includes twenty-one meals every week
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$15,763|
|Receiving Student Loans||54%||$6,785|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, John Brown University may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
John Brown University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 65%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||55%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1971)
John Brown University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Sooner Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by John Brown University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact John Brown University for official up-to-date information.