BJU Recognized as One of the Best

College Rankings; U.S. News & World Report

Stacie Bartro
September 14, 2020 - 9:54 am
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U.S. News and World report herald BJU one of the best....

In a 2021 Best College Rankings article, Bob Jones University has been recognized as one of the Best Regional Universities in the South, according to U.S. News and World Report. 

The University also ranked 2nd for Best Value, 6th for top performer in Social Mobility

University President Steve Pettit said of the rankings "... [they] demonstrate our resolve and commitment to continue to provide an outstanding Christian liberal arts educational experience that’s affordable and prepares graduates for success professionally and personally.”​ 

Bob Jones total enrollment count for this school year is 2,503 campus students, 526 enrolled online. 

In a letter sent by Pettit dated September 8, 2020, he says "students are doing their part to mitigate the spread of [Coronavirus]" by adhering to the University's 4 W's.  Wear a mask, Watch your distance, Wash your hands and Wipe down surfaces.  

Entering its' 4th week of the academic school year, only 3 students have tested positive for COVID-19. 

 

Press Release from Bob Jones University 2021 College Ranking below:

GREENVILLE, S.C. (September 14, 2020) – In its 2021 Best College Rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Bob Jones University as one of the Best Regional Universities in the South, the second Best Value Regional University in the South, the sixth top performer in Social Mobility among Regional Universities in the South, and seventh in lowest debt load for its graduates among Regional Universities in the South. 

Among Regional Universities in the South, BJU is the highest ranked university for Best Value in the Carolinas and the only regional university in the Carolinas featured for low debt load among its graduates.

“BJU’s strong rankings reflect the hard work and thorough preparation of our faculty and staff to consistently deliver a world-class education for our students,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “These rankings demonstrate our resolve and commitment to continue to provide an outstanding Christian liberal arts educational experience that’s affordable and prepares graduates for success professionally and personally.”  

Among the Best Regional Universities in the South rankings, six private Christian colleges in South Carolina were ranked including BJU (33), Anderson University (42), Columbia International University (42), North Greenville University (53), Charleston Southern University (62) and Southern Wesleyan University (77).

Four South Carolina universities were ranked in the top 20 Best Value Regional Universities in the South including BJU (2), Coastal Carolina University (6), Columbia International University (10) and The Citadel (11). The Best Value ranking is a measure of both academic quality and cost.

Additionally, five South Carolina universities were listed as the top 20 performers for Social Mobility Among Regional Universities in the South including Columbia International University (4), BJU (6), Columbia College (9), Southern Wesleyan University (12) and North Greenville University (18). This ranking recognizes graduation rates of students awarded federal Pell Grants.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading. BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, business and health professions. BJU has over 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.

 

 

 

 

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