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John Brown University Student Life

John Brown University is on a 200-acre campus in a small town setting in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. John Brown University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

John Brown University does not have fraternities or sororities.

John Brown University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at John Brown University include Student Ministries Organization, Student Activities Club, Student Missionary Fellowship and Enactus.

John Brown University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Christmas Candlelight Service and Family Weekend.

John Brown University Housing

John Brown University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of John Brown University students live on campus. In 2021, 60% of undergrads at John Brown University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to John Brown University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

John Brown University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

John Brown University Athletics

At John Brown University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at John Brown University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is John Brown University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

John Brown University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The John Brown University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

John Brown University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to John Brown University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit John Brown University, take Highway 412 and Interstate 540 to Siloam Springs, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Northwest Arkansas Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Arkansas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore John Brown University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About John Brown University

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John Brown University Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

75%

Full Time

25%

Part Time

42%

In State

58%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

72%

8%

8%

5%

3%

1%

1%

1%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

1,627

Graduate Students

523

Non-Resident / International Students

95

John Brown University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,150

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$28,288

Out-of-State

$28,288

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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