1,972
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,535
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

John Brown University is a Comprehensive institution located in Siloam Springs, AR, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University
Siloam Springs, AR  72761
United States
Contact Mr. Jared Burgess
Director of Visitation Program
Email: jburgess@jbu.edu
Phone: 479-524-7190
Fax: 479-524-4196

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,198
Applied
908
Accepted
1,972
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

788
Females Applied
581
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

410
Males Applied
327
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 680
SAT Math 530 630
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,750
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Fees

1,178
Full-time student fees
9,224
Room & board
4,424
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

19,535
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,504
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,217
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,582
Avg. Loan Aid
15,114
Avg. Grant Aid
14,636
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,972
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.83%
Black or African American 2.03%
White or Caucasian 75.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.13%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.8%
Other 3.85%

Gender

Male (43.05%)
Female (56.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Christmas Candlelight Service and Parent's Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Ministries Organization, Student Activities Club, Student Missionary Fellowship and Enactus

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Rugby No Checkmark No
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Faculty

239
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 87
Part-time - 152
Male - 149
Female - 90