Starting Your Journey at JBU

Everything you need to know about applying to the Online Undergraduate program.

You deserve a seamless, clear admissions experience with helpful admissions counselors who have your best interests in mind. Our admissions counselors will review your transcripts and help you determine a degree plan that fits your goals. We'll answer any questions you have about transferring credits, choosing a major, online classes, etc. 

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Want to learn more? Give us a call at 800-528-4723 or complete the form below.

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Admission Requirements

JBU's Online Undergraduate program is a degree completion program designed for students who already have some college credit. If you do not meet the minimum requirement of transferrable college credit, your admissions counselor can advise you on how to earn additional credits so you'll be eligible to apply to this program.

Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science (BS) 

  • Successful completion of at least 45 semester hours of transferable college credit
  • GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work

If you do not fulfill all the requirements, you may petition for admission consideration. Please contact your admissions counselor for further information.

Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)*

  • Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit.
  • GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work
  • A current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR license

*Prior to enrolling in the Nursing Capstone course (NUR 4416), students may need to meet the following requirements through Pre-Check (there is a cost associated with Pre-Check):

  • A current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR license
  • Clear Drug Screen
  • Immunizations 

Transferring Credit

We understand that transferring credits can seem overwhelming. Our admissions staff can give you a free unofficial transcript review to help you determine how your credits will transfer and a plan for finishing your degree. 

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Non-Traditional Credit Options

In addition to taking elective courses, there are several ways students can earn credit toward a JBU Online Undergraduate bachelor's degree. This means you may be able to finish your degree sooner, reducing your overall cost of tuition. Some of JBU's non-traditional credit options include:

  • CLEP Exams
  • DSST Exams
  • Military Training
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Police Training
  • Professional training

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Community College Transfers

JBU has transfer agreements with several community colleges to make transferring credit a breeze. If you don't see your college listed, no worries! Your admissions counselor will work with you to see how your college credits will transfer.

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Requesting Transcripts

We've done a little research to help you request transcripts from the colleges you've previously attended. We've curated a list of links that may be helpful.

Resources for Requesting Transcripts

Military & Veterans Admissions

Active military and veterans looking to finish their bachelor's degrees through JBU Online may receive college credit for their military training and occupational specialties. 

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Meet Your Admissions Team

Mark Bjornsen

Mark Bjornsen, M.Ed.

Admissions Counselor

MarkB@jbu.edu

479-631-4665

 
Jennifer House

Jennifer House, M.A.T.

Admissions Counselor & Business Development Representative

JenniferH@jbu.edu

501.771.9000

 
Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent, M.Ed.

Admissions Counselor

JeffK@jbu.edu

479-631-4665

 
Josh Price

Josh Price, M.Div.

Director of Graduate and Online Recruitment

JoshP@jbu.edu

479-631-4665

 
Greta Pryor

Greta Pryor, BS

Academic Advisor 

GretaP@jbu.edu

479-646-0082
504-356-1417

 
Sharon Tatem

Sharon Tatem

Facility & Enrollment Representative

STatem@jbu.edu

479-631-4665

 
Kent Shaffer

Kent Shaffer, MSLE

Admissions Counselor & Business Development Representative

KentS@jbu.edu

479-631-4665
504-356-1326