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"Community" is a buzzword at JBU for aQuite BrightElectrical Engineering
"Community" is a buzzword at JBU for a good reason; I can't recommend this university enough. The faculty shine because they are extremely personable and accessible. Fellow students tend to be extremely welcoming, as well.

The dorms are spacious and very well-managed, and the Resident Directors and Resident Assistants work hard to maintain a wonderful dorm atmosphere.

Couldn't recommend JBU educationally more - it is cooperative rather than competitive and faculty and fellow students encourage excellence. "Head, heart, hands" shows in the coursework. The majors JBU offer tend to be emphasize hands-on learning and usefulness of education.

The only person I wouldn't recommend to JBU is someone set on living off-campus. You're typically only allowed to live off campus if you're a senior or married, although some exceptions are made. However, I have found the dorms so agreeable that I don't mind the housing restriction.Overall, I couldn't recommend JBU more!

1st Year Female -- Class 1921
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: A
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John Brown University is a spectacular college.AverageFine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
John Brown University is a spectacular college. Especially if you are looking to major in the arts or engineering, as those programs are some of the best here. No matter what program you pursue, though, the professors are incredibly approachable and helpful.

It's true; the caf food isn't entirely pleasant but they have a great sandwich station and salad bar. Plus, there's a cafe/grill in the student center if you get tired of the same ol' same ol'.

The classes are tough but doable. Expect to be challenged and even a little overwhelmed at times. But you come out of it with a great understanding of the material.

Going to a private Christian university, I was a little concerned about fitting in, as I don't "fit the mold." My family is not wealthy and I'm a little rough around the edges at first sight (with all my tattoos). But I have never felt more accepted than I do here. The majority of the students are friendly and the line between rich and poor just doesn't seem to exist. I have attended and visited other private Christian colleges and let me tell you, this is not the case everywhere. JBU is really something special.This IS Christian university. Alcohol and such are strictly prohibited on campus. So if you're looking for a party school, you're looking in the wrong place. We do, however, have plenty of fun.

1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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JBU is a good school, but like everyAverageBusiness - Management and Administration
JBU is a good school, but like every other school it has its negatives. Lets start off with the positives. JBU has great academics, and is ranked number one in the southern region. For the most part, you will be challenged. There are no easy A's or B's. You must earn your grade. Everyone is friendly which makes it easy for everyone to make friends. As for the professors, there are some that i like, and some that i do not like. The dorms are extremely nice. The campus is small but nice.

Negatives: Siloam Springs, Arkansas is really boring. There is nothing to do. I am being completely honest. The town has like 15000 people. The downtown is only one block long. Everyone hangs out in Fayetville, which is 30 minutes away from JBU. Also, University of Arkansas is located there. If you go to JBU make sure you have a car!! The food sucks really bad here. Its inedible sometimes.

Overall:: JBU is a good school, i would recommend for anyone to come here but expect to work hard. Do not expect a party school.JB

1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Social Life: F
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