JBU Facts 2020-21

JBU at a Glance

2020-21 Facts & Figures

2020 Enrollment
2020 Enrollment

Total - 2343
Traditional Undergraduate - 1249
JBU Online - 193
Concurrent/Dual Students - 378
Graduate - 523

Top 5 Undergrad Programs
Top 5 Undergrad Programs

Nursing - 131
Psychology - 76
Kinesiology - 70
Mechanical Engineering - 63
Biology - 62

Ethnic Background
Ethnic Background

African American - 18
Asian/Pacific Islander - 17
Caucasian - 898
Hispanic/Latino - 102
American Indian/Alaska Native - 16
Two or More Races - 66
Not Recorded - 39
Non-U.S. Citizen - 95

Home States & Countries
Home States & Countries

In 2020, students enrolled at JBU from 37 states and 45 foreign countries.

Incoming Freshman
Incoming Freshman

Average GPA: 3.77 (on 4.0 scale)
Average ACT: 26
Average SAT 1197

Genders
Genders

Traditional Undergrad: Men-503/Women-746
JBU Online: Men-54/Women-139
Graduate: Men-177/Women-346

Resident Students
Resident Students

797 students live in on-campus housing.

Degrees Awarded
Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
Undergraduate: 384
Graduate: 184

 

Program Offerings
Program Offerings

Undergraduate Majors - 54
Undergraduate Minors - 58
JBU Online Degree Programs - 4
Graduate Degree Programs - 24

Faculty Stats
Faculty Stats

Full-time - 81; Adjunct - 76
77% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree
Student/Faculty Ratio – 14:1

Class Size
Class Size

Average class size is 20 students

JBU factoid

Top 10 Home States of Students

  1. Arkansas - 508
  2. Texas - 157
  3. Oklahoma - 134
  4. Kansas - 112
  5. Missouri - 75
  6. Colorado - 32
  7. Nebraska - 18
  8. Iowa - 16
  9. California - 12
  10. Wisconsin - 9
JBU factoid

On JBU’s 200-acre main campus in Siloam Springs, more than 91 percent of the buildings are new or have been renovated in the last 18 years. The Graduate School has locations in Rogers and Little Rock.

JBU factoid

Intercollegiate Athletics

JBU is a member of the NAIA Division I and offers the following intercollegiate sports: Men and Women’s Soccer; Men and Women’s Basketball; Women’s Volleyball; Men and Women’s Cross Country; Men and Women’s Tennis.

Associated Centers

John Brown University has two endowed, associated centers that serve the university, community and the nation.

The Center for Healthy Relationships Through workshops, programs and online resources, CHR shares skills and knowledge that anyone can use to build safe, lasting relationships and increase their potential for personal and professional success.

The Center for Faith and Flourishing - Aims to express, defend, and promote the university’s historic mission of educating for head, heart, and hand. Principled commitment to our Christian beliefs makes us more, and not less, open-minded to opposing points of view.