Bob Jones University
#923 Overall Influence#209 Desirability Rank

Bob Jones University

American university in Greenville, South Carolina

Bob Jones University is a private, non-denominational evangelical university in Greenville, South Carolina. It is known for its conservative cultural and religious positions. The university, with approximately 2,500 students, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. The university’s athletic teams, the Bruins, compete in Division II of the National Christian College Athletic Association and provisionally in Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association . In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000; in 2017, 40,184.

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What's it like to attend this school?

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Where will you be attending?


1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville SC 29614-0001

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

4 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

43 per 100k

Violent Crime

6 per 100k

What is Bob Jones University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Religious Studies
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Computer Science
#622 World Rank #346 USA Rank
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Criminal Justice
#716 World Rank #385 USA Rank
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Political Science
#1113 World Rank #449 USA Rank
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Other areas of influence

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Social Work
#541 World Rank #266 USA Rank
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Influential People

Who are Bob Jones University's Most influential alumni?

Bob Jones University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Social Work, and Nursing. Bob Jones University’s most academically influential people include Billy Graham, Fred Phelps, and Tim LaHaye.

Billy Graham
Billy Graham

American Christian evangelist

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Fred Phelps
Fred Phelps

American pastor and activist

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Tim LaHaye

Evangelical Christian minister and author from the United States

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Vic Eliason
Vic Eliason

American evangelical clergyman

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Beverly LaHaye

American activist

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John F. MacArthur
John F. MacArthur

American pastor and author

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Joel Salatin
Joel Salatin

American environmentalist

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Steve Pettit
Steve Pettit

American university president

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Bob Jones III
Bob Jones III

President of Bob Jones University

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Robert L. Reymond

American theologian

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Ken Hay

American businessman

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Richard Stratton

American college president

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