GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 11, 2016) – Bob Jones University has been named among the 20 best college deals for conservative Christians by Great College Deals. BJU ranked 15th and was the highest ranked Christian college in the Carolinas.
In creating this list, Great College Deals selected from a group of institutions with a lower net price than similar colleges of their size and faith-based focus area. Points were awarded based on the presence of Bible and Christ-centered academics, active campus groups dedicated to worship, a balance of liberal arts education and spiritual growth opportunity, and any additional features that add value for the Christian student. The top-ranked colleges on the list scored the highest among schools with a net price (per the National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator database) of $30,000 or less.
“BJU presents one of the best college opportunities for Christian young people to pursue an affordable liberal arts education that is thoroughly integrated with a biblical worldview,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “We’re pleased to be featured in this ranking and invite Christian young people to visit our campus to see how God is working in the lives of our students, faculty and staff.”
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.
BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has 2,700 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries.
BJU is nationally accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools and is a candidate for accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.
Great College Deals is a free online resource guide for finding up-to-date advice on affording a high-quality college education. The site’s mission is to provide high schoolers and other prospective college students with information about top-ranked universities offering accredited degrees at competitive tuition rates.