JBU Summer Academies

JBU's Summer Academies offer you a week of college experience and the chance to test-drive a major in a low-risk environment.

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June 12-16, 2023

Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Game Design
Music & Theatre
Pre-Health Professions


Students will be paired with other summer academy students in a residence hall.


Summer Academy is a casual event, so wear comfortable, casual clothes...like you would at school.  More detailed information will be provided as necessary for each individual academy.


Transportation is available to/from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) and Tulsa International Airport (TUL) upon request. You must notify the Academic Partnerships office at least 2 weeks before the start date of the Academy and pay the fee ($10 each way) to use this shuttle service. 


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Mailing Address: John Brown University, Attn: Academic Partnerships, 2000 W. University St., Siloam Springs, AR 72761 


$400 for Registration and $85 for housing. Academy registration fees will cover all meals, supplies and activities from Monday morning through the end of the academy. There is an additional fee for housing on-campus.

Packing List

  • Clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Towel, washcloth/loofa
  • Bedding for a twin bed
  • Pillow
  • Pencils, pens, paper


  • Laptop or Tablet
  • Camera
  • Workout clothes
  • Spending money for evening outings