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Bob Jones University

Greenville, SC 4-Year Private

About Bob Jones University

Bob Jones University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Greenville, SC

Founded in 1927, Bob Jones University currently enrolls around 3,029 students a year, including 2,613 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Bob Jones University

Acceptance rate: 84%

Average GPA: 3.7

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1113

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Bob Jones University's acceptance rate?

Admission to Bob Jones University is minimally difficult. Around 84 percent of all applicants are admitted to Bob Jones University each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.7 out of 4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1113. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Bob Jones University a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 82 percent of students who start at Bob Jones University come back for their second year of college. Out of the 550 students who started at Bob Jones University as first-time freshman, 311 graduate within four years.

Bob Jones University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 63 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 78 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $19,870 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Bob Jones University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Bob Jones University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard Greenville, SC 29614

Campus Setting: Urban

Bob Jones University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bob Jones University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bob Jones University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Bob Jones University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bob Jones University is like? There are approximately 2,936 students enrolled at Bob Jones University, including 2,606 undergraduate students and 330 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 32% percent are from SC and 68% percent of students are from other states.


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