What Makes Us Special

About John Brown University

John Brown University, founded in Northwest Arkansas in 1919, is ranked second by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region and enrolls more than 2,800 students from 39 countries and 42 states. John Brown University is a Christian university committed to providing quality academics within a distinctly Christian community. JBU is a vibrant and growing independent Christian university of the arts, sciences, and professions.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.60

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 58%
Men 42%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 81%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2015-16  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 14:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 79%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 165 133 22 0 0