JBU Facts

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2022-23

Enrollment

Total - 2286
Traditional Undergraduate - 1241
JBU Online - 128
Concurrent/Dual Students - 398
Graduate - 447

793 students live in on-campus housing.


Top 5 Undergrad Programs

Nursing - 101
Psychology - 77
Family and Human Service - 72
Construction Management - 68
Mechanical Engineering - 68


Diversity

In 2021, students enrolled at JBU from 36 states and 38 foreign countries.

Ethnic Background

African American - 11
Asian/Pacific Islander - 26
Caucasian - 866
Hispanic/Latino - 117
American Indian/Alaska Native - 18
Two or More Races - 67
Not Recorded - 8
Non-U.S. Citizen - 109

Gender

Traditional Undergrad: 
Men-516/Women-711

JBU Online: 
Men-42/Women-115

Graduate: 
Men-185/Women-500


Family Income

(Traditional Undergraduates)
JBU is made up of families just like yours.
22% of families: $0-40k
20% of families: $40-80k
21% of families: $80-120k
16% of families: $120-160k
21% of families: $160k+


Pell Grant Recipients

453 students received Pell grants


Incoming Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.82 (on 4.0 scale)
Average ACT: 26
Average SAT 1206


Top 10 Home States
  • Arkansas - 459
  • Oklahoma - 148
  • Texas - 135
  • Kansas - 123
  • Missouri - 82
  • Colorado - 38
  • Arizona - 13

Program Offerings

Undergraduate Majors - 61
Undergraduate Minors - 64
JBU Online Degree Programs - 4
Graduate Degree Programs - 26


Degrees Awarded

July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Undergraduate: 377
Graduate: 166


Faculty

Faculty Status: 74 full-time; 99 adjunct*
78% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree
Student/Faculty Ratio – 14:1

*62 adjuncts in traditional undergraduate


Class Size

The average class size is 20 students


Persistence and Completion Rates

These pages show the rates at which students stay and finish their JBU education. The information is organized by program (traditional undergraduate, online undergraduate and graduate) and then by major or degree area. The data definitions vary both between and within the schools. Generally, we use the following definitions:

Retention Rate: The percentage of first-time full-time students enrolled in a given fall semester who are still enrolled the following fall semester. This only includes students who have never been a student at a college or university after graduating from high school with the exception of those who enrolled in a summer term immediately preceding the fall. This is the number used in all national or regional reporting of “retention rates”.

Graduation Rate: This gives the percentage of first-time full-time students enrolled in a given fall semester who graduate from the university within a given time period – we are using six years. As above, this only includes students who have never been a student at a college or university after graduating from high school with the exception of those who enrolled in a summer term immediately preceding the fall.  This also is the number used in all national or regional reporting of “graduation rates.”

Persistence and Completion Rates: These apply to students who do not fit the category of first-time full-time students – students who transfer in from another college or university, including all students in the online undergraduate program, students enrolled in graduate programs and first-time students who first enroll in the spring semester. Time periods for persistence and the completion rates vary by program. 

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