Johnson Bible College

Johnson Bible College

Johnson Bible College was established in 1893 as the School of the Evangelists by Ashley S. Johnson. It received its present name in 1909, and currently occupies a 350-acre campus in Knoxville, Tennessee. Every year, the college offers enrollment to more than 800 students from over 30 states and 10 foreign countries.

Johnson Bible College offers a number of associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. Undergraduate courses are available in subjects like teacher education, preaching and church leadership, youth ministry, church music, intercultural studies, and counseling. Graduate programs are also offered in bible and educational technology, holistic education, marriage and family therapy, and teacher education.

The athletics department of JBC sponsors teams in basketball, baseball, soccer, cross country, and volleyball. The college is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association.

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Johnson Bible College
7900 Johnson Dr
Knoxville , TN 37998
General Phone: (865) 573-4517

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Johnson Bible College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy124bible studies
Education and Teaching42elementary school teaching
Therapy and Counseling11marriage and family therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Johnson Bible College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1052
Master's degree513
Associate's degree211

Johnson Bible College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnson Bible College had a total enrollment of 901 students (839 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 33%
20-21 29%
22-24 16%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina4%
(International Students)2%
West Virginia2%
New York1%
South Carolina1%
New Jersey1%

Johnson Bible College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %

Johnson Bible College Room and Board (2007)

Johnson Bible College offers campus housing for 576 of its 839 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Knoxville, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 17 meals per week.

Johnson Bible College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480612
SAT Math470560
SAT Writing487562
ACT Verbal2026
ACT Math1826
ACT Composite2026

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT32%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT64%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Johnson Bible College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,780
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,780
Room and board $ 4,890
Room charge $ 2,250
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,100
Books and supplies $ 1,300
Other expenses $ 3,650

Financial Aid:
Johnson Bible College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 349500)

Johnson Bible College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track255

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$57,4053$58,110
Associate professoracademic year5$54,9430*
Assistant professoracademic year7$47,9161*
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year25$54,2555$52,124

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Johnson Bible College Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling

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What Sets Johnson Bible College Apart:

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checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Offers part-time study
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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