Bob Jones University is a Christian liberal arts, private for-profit, four-year institution of higher education that is located in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. Desiring to open a Christian college, Dr. Bob Jones Sr. founded Bob Jones University in 1927. The school relocated to Greenville, South Carolina, after World War II to accommodate a larger student body. The University continued to expand and introduced the WORLD fund and mission programs. Distance education programs were introduced in the 1990s. Today, the mission and visions of Bob Jones University continue to emphasize the university’s Christian principles.
Bob Jones University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Popular fields of study include accounting, Bible, biblical counseling, business administration, criminal justice, engineering, elementary education, graphic design, music education, and nursing. BJU Online offers distance education coursework, including high school dual enrollment, undergraduate, graduate, and professional development opportunities, including online master’s degrees.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
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