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John Brown University

391 reviews
  1. Siloam Springs, AR
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A
John Brown University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletic Conference
Address
2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Website

John Brown University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1005-1280
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$18,924/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,351/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,699/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,754/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,073/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,067/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.19 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.19 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.19 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,565Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Godly and spiritually motivated
    89%
  • Inspired
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.20 responses
Poll
3%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Great
    100%

After John Brown University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.13 responses

Reviews

391 reviews
  • Excellent
    111
  • Very Good
    144
  • Average
    103
  • Poor
    23
  • Terrible
    10
JBU has a reputation and has been voted number 1 Christian College in the South. A degree from JBU comes with the expectation of quality work and commitment to the job as alumni have proved.
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago
The professors are experts in their fields, care about students, and work hard at their job.
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago
Overall, my experiences at John Brown University have pushed me beyond what I thought I could achieve, encouraged me to pursue excellence in my academics and spiritual life, and have given me opportunities to meet people that have become instrumental in my development.
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago