would never have made the choice to attend BJU if
I had known what I know now.
racist history and based on an overly patriarchal, stiff-necked and
harsh view of God and religion, this school is policed
heavily and every aspect of life is controlled.
are unaccredited. Good luck finding a job or getting into
grad school. Maybe in the past, but now, not a
The happy drones don't know anything different. Different
Their faculty are paid very little, but
much is required of them.
Big gaps in learning occur
because of “biblical” standards For example, music students are not
permitted to learn about jazz, much less listen to it.
Nurses are taught that psychological/psychiatric issues are sin problems.
(surely part of the university experience and individual maturation) is
not rewarded or encouraged.
It's all “comply” and “griping not
tolerated” and the many asinine sayings of their founder, placed
above the chalkboards.
If you happen to have a
history of abuse and seek counseling, your information will be
shared with others and you will be told you should
not report to the authorities, and that you bear part
of the responsibility for your abuse.
They edit Shakespeare
for “objectionable” content. They reportedly paint over nudity in their
much-vaunted art collection. They don't permit Calvinism to be openly
taught, the last I heard.
Students are not permitted
physical contact of any sort.
They have been dropping majors
and cutting faculty and staff. I don't believe they'll be
around much longer, frankly.
Do yourself a favor and
go to a real school.