JBU is preparing for face-to-face education in fall 2020

Learn about JBU's responses to the outbreak of COVID-19 and how they might affect you as a prospective student.

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New livestream campus visits

In response to COVID-19, we're offering a new way to visit – and it's much more than a virtual tour.

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Test Optional Admission

COVID-19 has disrupted standardized testing. Learn more about our test optional admission path.

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Our offices are open

If you have any questions, concerns or fears, we want to know. We will do whatever we can to support you.

Please feel free to text or call us at 479-320-2672, email us at admissions@jbu.edu and finaid@jbu.edu or contact your admissions counselor directly.

Connect with others and enjoy life

Engage in authentic faith and community

Hard work is important, but so is your mental and spiritual health. At JBU, you'll be welcomed into a community of good friends and caring mentors that will help you thrive and enjoy life.

Connect with others

Be known and build authentic, lasting friendships with students from across the country and around the world.

Get involved

Plug in to campus events, small groups, chapel band, student leadership, service opportunities and more.

Have fun and enjoy life

Develop socially, spiritually and emotionally over 4 great years.

Discover how JBU will help you connect

Explore #jbulife on Instagram

Get an authentic glimpse into life at JBU. #jbulife is reserved for real students to post candidly about life as a JBU student.

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JBU quote

My friend from a state school said, ‘You know everyone! When I walk across my campus, I don't see recognizable faces.’

At JBU I've been able to form deeper, more intimate relationships. I know so many people.

Isabelle Martinez

Psychology student

Live on campus for the full experience

No matter what, you'll be an engaged member of the JBU community, but it's even better when you live on campus with the majority of students.

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Explore our residence halls

Engage in authentic faith and serve others

"Christ Over All" is the heart of JBU. During your time here, you'll be encouraged to worship God fully and embrace a broken world redemptively.

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Diversity at JBU

JBU students come from all over – 38 U.S. states and 53 foreign countries. We are devoted to cultivating a culturally inclusive environment where diversity of thought, experience and expression are valued, respected, welcomed and celebrated.

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Multicultural Organization of Students Active in Christ

MOSAIC is a student-lead organization intended to create unity among the minority Americans on the JBU campus.

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Student Development

At JBU, we're about educating the "Head, Heart and Hand." Student Development is where your heart and hands can get involved — through chapel, volunteering, Bible studies, and so much more.

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Recreation & Fitness

Whether you're looking for competitive varsity athletic opportunities, more casual intramural opportunities or just a good place work out, you'll find it at JBU.

Varsity and Junior Varsity Athletics

JBU Intramural Teams

The Health Complex

On-campus mountain bike trail

Explore Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas is the #4 Best Place to Live in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report (2019). It offers a unique combination of job opportunities, outdoor activities and world-class culture.

Learn more about Northwest Arkansas

Student Services

These are services that enhance student growth and provide various kinds of support. They include Campus Safety, Career Development, Academic Assistance, the Student Counseling Center, the Writing Center and more.

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Virtual Campus Tour

We know it's not always possible to visit campus, so we've created a 360° virtual tour of campus.

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Tailor your college experience to your interests

College should plug you into a fun community of good friends.

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