JBU Facts 2018-19

JBU at a Glance

2018-19 Facts & Figures

2018 Enrollment
2018 Enrollment

Total - 2,316
Traditional Undergraduate - 1292
JBU Online - 165
Concurrent/Dual Students - 316
Graduate - 543

Top 5 Undergrad Programs
Top 5 Undergrad Programs

Nursing - 128
Engineering - 110
Psychology - 74
Family and Human Services - 69
Biology - 68
 

Ethnic Background
Ethnic Background

African American - 17
Asian/Pacific Islander - 18
Caucasian - 948
Hispanic/Latino - 101
American Indian/Alaska Native - 24
Two or More Races - 61
Not Recorded - 29
Non-U.S. Citizen - 99

Home States & Countries
Home States & Countries

In 2019, students enrolled at JBU from 36 states and 59 foreign countries.

Incoming Freshman
Incoming Freshman

Average GPA: 3.75 (on 4.0 scale)
Average ACT: 25.6
Average SAT 1234

Genders
Genders

Traditional Undergrad: Men-530/Women-760
JBU Online: Men-45/Women-112
Graduate: Men-175/Women-358

Resident Students
Resident Students

807 students live in on-campus housing.

Degrees Awarded
Degrees Awarded

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Undergraduate - 443
Graduate - 207

Program Offerings
Program Offerings

Undergraduate Majors - 41
Undergraduate Minors - 52
JBU Online Degree Programs - 5
Graduate Degree Programs - 16

Faculty Stats
Faculty Stats

Full-time - 86; Adjunct -  112
74% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree
Student/Faculty Ratio – 13:1

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 by actively addressing two major areas of concern in today’s society: the need for strong marriages and families and the need for ethical business leaders.

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.

Milestone Leadership - Investing in your people has a significant return. The evidence of a great leader overflows into their team and organization. When leaders are performing at their best, everything else follows - including results. Our goal is to help your leaders maximize their strengths, identify blind spots, and take their performance to the next level.