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John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About John Brown University

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked university (The Wall Street Journal) and top-ranked regional university (U.S. News), JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 36 states and 38 countries.

John Brown University is a private, religious institution in the town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. John Brown University was founded in 1919. The college enrolls around 2,151 students a year, including 1,628 undergraduates.

John Brown University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into John Brown University. In 2022, John Brown University accepted 76% of applicants. Out of 1,176 applications received in 2022, 891 students were offered admission.

John Brown University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%

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John Brown University is locatedin Siloam Springs, Arkansas,.

If you are interested in seeing John Brown University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 412 and Interstate 540 to Siloam Springs, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Northwest Arkansas Regional.

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John Brown University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to John Brown University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to John Brown University is Continuous processing.

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John Brown University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1300


Math SAT Range

540 - 630


Reading SAT Range

560 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1300 and Above


1100 to 1300


1100 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for John Brown University students is 1190. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to John Brown University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at John Brown University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at John Brown University is like? There are approximately 2,151 students enrolled at John Brown University, including 1,628 undergraduate students and 523 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from AR and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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