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John Brown University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

John Brown University

Website: http://www.jbu.edu
Address: 2000 W University St , Siloam Springs , Arkansas - 72761
Phone: (479) 524-9500
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
896
387
509
Percent admitted
74%
74%
74%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
47%
51%
44%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
490
640
SAT Math
510
640
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
20
29
ACT English
22
31
ACT Math
21
28
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $17,256
Out-of-state tuition $17,256
Books and supplies $700
On-campus room and board $6,580
On-campus other expenses $2,850
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
92%
-
Federal grant aid
20%
$3,920
State or local grant aid
13%
$3,860
Institutional grant aid
90%
-
Loan aid
52%
$5,300
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,017
45%
55%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,709
Estimated graduates enrolled 308
Undergraduates 24 years old 71%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 27%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 68%
Men 67%
Women 69%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 58%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 68%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 68%

Contact Information

Address: 2000 West University Street, Siloam Springs, AR
Phone Number: (479) 524-7157

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $16,158 $17,176 $18,066 $18,880 4.5%
Books and supplies $700 $700 $700 $800 14.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,956 $6,220 $6,580 $6,876 4.5%
Other $2,850 $2,850 $2,850 $2,850 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $25,664 $26,946 $28,196 $29,406 4.3%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 846 343 503
Percent admitted 73% 75% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 50% 53% 47%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 122 40%
ACT 275 90%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 520 660
SAT Math 510 640
SAT Writing 510 640
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 22 29
ACT Math 20 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1962 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1971 -   Accredited