Location & Student Body
Demographics of the JBU Culture
John Brown University is located in Siloam Springs, in the economically vigorous region of Northwest Arkansas. Several city parks, as well as nearby attractions such as Beaver Lake and Devil's Den State Park, provide ample opportunity for outdoor recreation. Urban activities are easily available as well. Fayetteville and Bentonville, Arkansas, only 30 miles away, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, 80 miles away, offer shopping, dining, and a variety of cultural events.
The Student Body
The student body of around 1,300 in John Brown University's traditional programs represents more than 40 states and more than 40 nations. Approximately 10-15% of the students have primary citizenship in countries other than the United States. This international group includes many members of families involved in Christian missionary work. Most of the students identify themselves as church members; the largest numbers belong to evangelical congregations.
Approximately 350 additional students participate in JBU's Degree Completion Program for adult learners.
Graduate School programs in Counseling, Leadership and Ethics, Business Administration, Higher Education Leadership, and Curriculum & Instruction areas include more than 600 enrollees.