Bob Jones University

Greenville, SC 29614
Reviews (1)

Bob Jones University is one of the twelve private, for-profit 4-year colleges in South Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Greenville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,916 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 595 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 488 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 67% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Bob Jones University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $15,850, and fees were $650. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,850 and $650 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,916
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 39
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
06/16/2016 - Current
Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
11/07/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1185
ACT20 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$780/credit
In State Students$780/credit
Out of State Students$780/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$590/credit
In State Students$590/credit
Out of State Students$590/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $35,100 $35,100 $35,100
ADN 70 $54,600 $54,600 $54,600
BSN 125 $97,500 $97,500 $97,500
FNP 50 $29,500 $29,500 $29,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Bob Jones University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,286
Other Federal Grant 19% $472
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $6,586
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $5,528
Federal Student Loans 32% $4,981
Private Loans 3% $11,504


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,042
$30,001 to $48,000$11,957
$48,001 to $75,000$13,119
$75,001 to $110,000$16,488
Over $110,000$18,508

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Reviews (1)

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  • July 10, 2019
Education was so-so. Nursing professors were subjective in their reviews. Poor readiness for RN exam. They didn't recommend furtherance of education.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614

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