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John Brown University, also known as JBU, was founded in 1919 by John E. Brown. This private Christian liberal arts institute is located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The sprawling main campus sits on 200 acres of land. JBU's recent Enrolments have been more than 1, 500 students every year. JBU also offers classes in centres in Little Rock, Rogers, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. John Brown University offers a large number of associate's and graduate degree programs in the fields of graphic design, business administration, digital media arts, early childhood education, broadcasting, engineering, and journalism, among others. JBU offers the following academic divisions:
  • Biblical Studies
  • Business
  • Communication and Fine Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering and Construction Management
  • General Studies
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Natural Science
The sports teams of John Brown University are known as the Golden Eagles. They participate in the NAIA Division 1 athletics, in the categories of basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, and volleyball. The men's basketball team was the winner of the NAIA Division I National Championship in 2005.

Profile of John Brown UniversityJohn Brown can be found in Siloam Springs, AR (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at John Brown.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at John Brown are in design, business and management, and real estate and construction management.

John Brown Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 500 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at John Brown centered around 510 to 630, but ranged both higher and lower.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 061 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life
Student dorms or apartments are common at John Brown. The school offers students meal plans. John Brown student athletes compete in Sooner Athletic Conference competitions. John Brown Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management282business administration, MIS, business management, organizational behavior, international business, accounting, marketing, accounting and related services
Religion and Philosophy89youth ministry, pastoral Counselling and ministries, theology, theological and ministerial studies, missionary studies, religious music
Education and Teaching43early childhood education, social studies teaching, middle school teaching, school Counselling, English teaching, music teaching, math teaching
Media38digital communications, radio and television, journalism, public relations
Liberal Arts36history, English, international studies, political science, Spanish language, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Design25graphic design, illustration
Therapy and Counselling23marriage and family therapy, psychology, Counselling psychology
Family and Social Work18family and community services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11athletic trainer, sports and fitness management, exercise science
Real Estate and Construction Management11construction management
Science10biology, chemistry, biochemistry
Music5music, music performance
Computer Science and Engineering2computer science
Contact: John BrownJohn Brown University

2000 W University St

Siloam Springs, AR 72761

General Phone: (479) 524-9500


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