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John Brown, founded in 1919, is a liberal arts university with religious orientation. Its 200-acre campus is located in the town of Siloam Springs, 30 miles from Fayetteville.

Website: www.jbu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,608
Undergraduate
Students
(57.5%) 924 Women
(42.5%) 684 Men
542
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 1,176 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.80
SAT Math
570 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,774
Tuition and Fees
$27,668
Room and Board
$9,456
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$22,238
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,593
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
87
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Siloam Springs Population
15,680
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Golden Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
1.4% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.5% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
6.2%
First-Year Students Returning
82.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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