Bob Jones University exists to empower God's people so that they can reach their highest potential for God's glory.
Within the cultural and academic soil of liberal arts higher education, Bob
Jones University exists to grow Christlike character that is scripturally disciplined, others-serving, God-loving, Christ-proclaiming and focused
As a Christian liberal arts higher education institution we:
Educate regenerate men and women of varying educational backgrounds and
proficiencies from across the nation and around the world.
Educate the whole person through a biblically integrated liberal arts
Equip individuals with a biblical worldview and with the ability to defend
Offer programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of
disciplines in a residential environment supplemented by distance learning and professional development opportunities.
Foster spiritual, intellectual, social and physical development and cultural
expansion of the individual.
Are committed to excellence in teaching by a godly, competent and
professional faculty who are dedicated to furthering the University's mission.
As a Christian higher education institution committed to helping Christian
students grow in Christlikeness we:
Emphasize excellence and hold students accountable to pursue it for the
purpose of developing character.
Teach individuals to apply the Scriptures to practical Christian
Seek to develop individuals who are committed to Jesus Christ as Lord, who
are engaged in service and leadership in a biblically faithful local church, and who have a compelling concern for reaching the unconverted with the
Are steadfastly committed to remaining faithful to the biblical doctrine and
principles in our founding charter.
Develop a constituency of regenerated students who have adequate preparation
to profit from a Christian college education.