Transfer to JBU

Finish your degree at Arkansas' best college

Will my courses transfer?

Transferology is a free tool that will tell you exactly how your credit will transfer to JBU.

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Finish your degree at John Brown University

You've put hard work toward earning your degree, and we're excited that you're considering finishing it at JBU. We're here to partner with you as you work to honor God and serve others in your academic, spiritual and professional life—whether you plan to live on campus or commute.

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How does JBU stack up against other schools?

Stats and rankings aren't everything, but these are few good reasons to consider JBU:

  • Arkansas' #1 University —The Wall Street Journal, 2019
  • Higher average salary: JBU graduates earned the highest average salary among all other Arkansas college graduates. —Zippia, 2017
  • #11 Best Value in the South among regional universities. —U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • Arkansas' best value —MONEY, 2019

Your transfer situation is unique, and that's why 
your admissions counselor is prepared to help you navigate the process at JBU.

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Request transfer advice from your admissions counselor


"JBU made the process of transferring, which can be frustrating at best, so easy. My admission counselor was so helpful in the process, particularly because she was not only familiar with all the variety of requirements, but also because she was familiar with the state of Texas and even my specific community college."

—Sharon Tatem

Class of 2017

Admissions requirements for transferring

If you've earned more than 24 college credits, you need a 2.5 college GPA to be accepted. If you've earned less than 24 credits, you'll be admitted based on our typical requirements of a 2.5 high school GPA with a 20 ACT, 1020 SAT or 66 CLT score. Either way, follow the transfer admissions checklist or get started on your application.

Financial aid for transfer students

Transfer students are able to receive both Merit-Based scholarships and Need-Based scholarships.  Learn more about financial aid and costs.

Transfer of credit

Credit which has been earned at another institution will be reviewed by the Registrar and the appropriate division faculty. Learn more about how your credit will transfer and view our core curriculum transfer guides.

Articulation agreements

Partnerships with particular institutions create pathways for you to earn an associate’s degree from your community college and complete your bachelor’s degree at JBU, as well as offer reverse transfer credit. Learn more.

Other questions

We've complied a list of often-asked questions from fellow transfers. See the answers.

Will my courses transfer?

Transferology is a free tool that will tell you exactly how your credit will transfer to JBU.

Find out