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Bob Jones University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at BJU

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By Gender
MalesC
FemalesC
By Major
AccountingC-
Aerospace EngineeringC
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentF
Art & Design DepartmentB-
Athletics/TrainingA
BiologyC
Business - Management and AdministrationC-
ChemistryB
CommunicationsC+
Computer ScienceC
CriminalD+
Cultures/CivilizationB
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB-
EducationC
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentD
EnglishD+
FinanceD+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Interior DesignC-
JournalismC-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
MathA-
Music - Composition/TheoryB
Music - PerformanceD+
Music EducationD
NursingC
OtherC+
Perfomance ArtsB-
PhilosophyB+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceB+
PhysicsC+
Political ScienceC-
PreLaw and LegalC-
PreMed and MedicalB-
PsychologyC+
Religion/ReligiousB-
Social WorkB
TelecommunicationsC+
UndecidedF
Video/MediaA
ZoologyA-

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Bob Jones University
 C
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 C+

Pensacola Christian College
 C
New York University
 B
Harvard University
 B-
University of California - Berkeley
 B
Princeton University
 B
Stanford University
 B
F
A+

Social Life

... You must also understand what you are getting yourself into, because the school will not tell you up front before you choose to deposit you, you...Read full comment
... Things like mandatory bedtimes and impractical social restrictions caught me off guard ...Read full comment
... It is reasonable, but it helps you to get to class on time, and to keep your life in focus with successful and wholesome academic, social and spi...Read full comment
... I was completely unprepared for the stifling, academic, spiritual and social environment that I was stepping into ...Read full comment
... How can you allow yourself to be so utterly socialized you have no way of knowing if what you believe is even legitimate ...Read full comment
... In other words they, for years, maintained a policy that students could not socialize in anyway with a person of the opposite sex that is a diff...Read full comment
... Studies: 11pm Curfew lights out, 6:50am wake up bell, many require events - made studying very hard, it's a great way to learn to be discipli...Read full comment
... The saddest aspect to the school is the Christian veneer that covers the social and political conservatism ...Read full comment
... Social life is safe, yet you have a blast everytime you hang out ...Read full comment
... But through all that I came out incredibly disciplined (law school seems like a breeze after the social demands there), and academically well pre...Read full comment
... The atmosphere is stilfling and the school is highly restrictive in terms of social life ...Read full comment
... I appreciated the spiritual, academic, and social training at BJU ...Read full comment
... If you want high academics and no social life, come to this school ...Read full comment
... My teachers were not closed-minded toward differing religious and social views, and they respected me and helped me all they could, taking a per...Read full comment
... The academics are good, but the social aspect of the university is lacking ...Read full comment
... Other students are typically quite friendly and there are numerous activities to be involved in socially on campus ...Read full comment
... If you are looking for a great social life, then I would look else where ...Read full comment
... However, it will also stunt your emotional and social growth, while enouraging your intellectual solidarity ...Read full comment
... Not everyone's the same; some are snobby, some are righteous "bojes," some are socially clueless, some are great ...Read full comment
... Besides the social and personal growth aspects that did not occur at my time at BJ, I never realized at 18 years of age that I would have to d...Read full comment
... These will shape great leadership skills in a variety of social and academic areas ...Read full comment
... They do provide a great learning experience, a great (albeit extremely limited)social atmosphere, and a wonderful (if in a cram-it-down-your-thro...Read full comment
... At work you have to be punctual, fully prepared, articulate, properly dressed, and have proper social graces; these are all areas the BJU trains...Read full comment
... I loved the social / extra-curricular life there ...Read full comment
... But this still happens in an environment where it is the stated goal of the administration to utilize every means at their disposal to conform yo...Read full comment
... I believe that the Social aspects there suffered ...Read full comment
... I truly believe that the students are held back socially due to the spiritually unfounded rules ...Read full comment
... I lived in the dorms (coed), never missed an event (no matter its nature), tasted the fraternity/sorority social interaction, and hanged out arou...Read full comment
... Bob Jones is a challenging school -- academically, spiritually, and even socially ...Read full comment
... Overall, Bob Jones is a very good Christian university--academically, socially, and spiritually ...Read full comment
... It was never a "social" issue as BJIII lied ...Read full comment
... Rooms are routinely searched by the faculty and staff for "contraband", all phone conversations are monitored, access from the campus is restrict...Read full comment
... No time for any kind of social life at all ...Read full comment
... If you can ignore the rules and the social aspect then you can get a very solid education for much less money than it would cost at an equivalen...Read full comment
... if you like sitting down and memorizing things just the way they were taught to you and you have no need for a social life outside campus, or b...Read full comment
... I believe that I am both socially and professionally able to handle my occupation ...Read full comment
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