Bob Jones University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,121
0.474% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,733
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.478%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,095
75.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.7%
376 Graduates

About

Bob Jones University is a higher education institution located in Greenville County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Bob Jones University were General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (33 degrees), and Accounting (22 degrees).

In 2022, 628 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bob Jones University. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (473 degrees), 11.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bob Jones University is $19,121, which is $−4,875 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bob Jones University is $19,121, which is $−4,875 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,733.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Bob Jones University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,121
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bob Jones University was $19,121. The cost of tuition at Bob Jones University is $−4,875 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,733
2022 Value
1.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Bob Jones University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,733. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Bob Jones University grew by 1.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,540
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bob Jones University was of $10,540 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.88% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Bob Jones University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 261% with respect to 2021, when 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.478%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bob Jones University was 0.478%, which represents 2 out of the 418 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Bob Jones University had a total enrollment of 3,095 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bob Jones University is 2,339 students and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Bob Jones University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bob Jones University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% White, 6.95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.97% Asian, 1.74% Black or African American, 1.23% Two or More Races, 0.258% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bob Jones University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (34.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.1%), followed by White Female (29.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.05%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bob Jones University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,095 students. The full-time enrollment at Bob Jones University is 2,339 and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Bob Jones University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bob Jones University was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Bob Jones University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,225 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    215 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    92 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bob Jones University is 71.9% White, 6.95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.97% Asian, 1.74% Black or African American, 1.23% Two or More Races, 0.258% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 231 students (7.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 94 more women than men received degrees from Bob Jones University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bob Jones University is white (473 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bob Jones University is General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (33 degrees) and Accounting (22 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bob Jones University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bob Jones University are Elementary & middle school teachers (154,087 people), Other managers (119,816 people), Graphic designers (98,000 people), Clergy (90,341 people), and Secondary school teachers (78,404 people).

The most specialized majors at Bob Jones University in 2022 are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bob Jones University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Bob Jones University are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bob Jones University are Elementary & secondary schools (349,245 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (186,344 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (132,977 people), Religious organizations (115,379 people), and Computer Systems Design (102,010 people).

The most specialized majors at Bob Jones University are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bob Jones University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 54 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bob Jones University was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

267
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
361
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 267 degrees were awarded to men at Bob Jones University, which is 0.74 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (361).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Bob Jones University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.71 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Bob Jones University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 57% of students graduating from Bob Jones University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (90%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Bob Jones University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (90% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.79% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    473 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bob Jones University is white (473 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    277 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    196 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bob Jones University is white female (277 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (196 degrees).

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Operations

Bob Jones University has an endowment valued at nearly $18M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 777k (4.32%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Bob Jones University had a total salary expenditure of 83.6M. Bob Jones University employs 57 Associate professors, 57 Assistant professors and 56 Professors. Most academics at Bob Jones University are Male Professor (43), Male Assistant professor (33), and Male Associate professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bob Jones University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 113 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

Endowment

$18M
2022 Endowment
9.43%
decline from 2021

Bob Jones University has an endowment valued at about $18M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Bob Jones University declined 9.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$31.4M
2022 Salaries
6.36%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Bob Jones University paid a median of $31.4M in salaries, which represents 37.6% of their overall expenditure ($83.6M) and a 6.36% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.67M
Instructional Salaries
177
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bob Jones University paid a total of $8.67M to 177 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
57 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
113 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bob Jones University were Associate professor with 57 employees, Assistant professor with 57 employees, and Professor with 56 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bob Jones University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 113 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bob Jones University was Male Professor with 43 employees, Male Assistant professor with 33 employees, and Male Associate professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bob Jones University.

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