John Brown University Top Rankings

Founded in 1919, John Brown University (JBU) is a top ranking private Christian liberal arts college located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas (USA).

The university offers Associate's Degree Programs in Broadcasting, Construction Management, Electromechanical Technology, General education, Journalism, and Public Relations.

Program Offerings - Master's degrees:
  • Ministry (M.A.)
  • School Counseling (M.S.)
  • Community Counseling (M.S.)
  • Leadership and Ethics (M.S.L.E.)
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (M.S.)
  • Youth and Family Ministries (M.A.)
  • Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Accreditations and Rankings:

- Ranked No. 2 and placed at Tier 1 among Baccalaureate Colleges in the Southern Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” 2010. It was also named to the “Great School, Great Price” list and was acknowledged for having the highest graduation rate of any university in the state.

- Ranked 3rd among Baccalaureate Colleges in the South on the U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” 2009.

- Ranked 12th in the Southern Region of the Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor’s category in the 2002 and 2003 lists, 11th in the 2004 list, 8th in the 2005 list, 6th in the 2006 and 2007 lists, and 4th in the 2008 (U.S. News & World Report).

- The Business department won 1st and 2nd place at the Arkansas Governor's Cup Business Plan competition in 2007.

- JBU's student newspaper "The Threefold Advocate" was named the best college newspaper in the state of Arkansas by the Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) in 2008.

- JBU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for the preparation of teachers.

- The Bachelor of Science in Engineering program, including electrical/computer or mechanical concentration, is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

- The Construction Management degree is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

- All bachelor's and master's degree programs of the Division of Business are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

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