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Part 3

Part 2: Heart

Engage in faith and community

At JBU, you'll be welcomed into a Christ-centered community of good friends and caring mentors that will help you thrive and enjoy life.

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Connect with others

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

Get involved

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

Put Christ over all

This unique community will encourage you to worship God fully and embrace a broken world redemptively.

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Christ over all

Be actively encouraged to follow Jesus and serve others in all areas of life.

Authentic community

You’ll fit in and thrive among good friends and caring mentors.

Faith and learning

Examine knowledge with a Christian worldview and explore how your work contributes to God's redemptive purposes in the world.


JBU is a community devoted to cultivating a culturally inclusive environment where diversity of thought, experience and expression are valued, respected, welcomed and celebrated.

Campus events and activities

There's also something going on. Here are just a few our favorite events: Late Skate, Safari on the Quad, Spy vs. Spy, The Next Big Thing, Breakaway Retreat

Explore Northwest Arkansas

World-class art, 484 miles of trails, several Fortune 500 companies – Northwest Arkansas will keep you entertained and busy.


Join in corporate worship and be challenged to think, believe and live as Jesus's disciple.

Intramural sports

Enjoy some friendly competition with your classmates.


From chapel band to stage performances to A/V support, there are plenty of opportunities to be involved in performances at JBU.

An education that puts Christ over all

What to expect at JBU

At JBU, the entire college experience is designed to encourage healthy relationship with God and others.

That’s true in the classroom, in your residence hall and on the athletic field.

During your time here, you’ll experience profound personal growth and develop a way of life that is deeply aware of God’s calling.

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 '21

Prepare for a successful career and a life of purpose

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