It has approximately 2,800 students, and is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.
In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000, in 2017, 40,000.
grew increasingly concerned about the secularization of higher education and the influence of religious liberalism in denominational colleges.
Children of church members were attending college, only to reject the faith of their parents.
Bob Jones University (BJU) is a private, non-denominational Protestant university in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, known for its conservative cultural and religious positions.Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina and John Kasich have contacted his office to come and meet.“We are considered leaders in the Christian community, the strong evangelical conservative community, so they are obviously wanting to have us interested in them,” he said.Portuguese also uses miscigenação, derived from the same Latin root as the English word.These non-English terms for "race-mixing" are not considered as offensive as "miscegenation", although they have historically been tied to the caste system (Casta) that was established during the colonial era in Spanish-speaking Latin America.Danielle Vinson, a Furman University political science professor, said the school offers value to candidates.“If you are trying to reach voters in the South Carolina primary, and also if you are trying to communicate with a certain group of voters nationally, that’s not a bad visit to make,” she said.The term miscegenation has been used since the 19th century to refer to interracial marriage and interracial sexual relations, In the present day, the word miscegenation is avoided by many scholars, because the term suggests a concrete biological phenomenon, rather than a categorization imposed on certain relationships.The term's historical use in contexts that typically implied disapproval is also a reason why more unambiguously neutral terms such as interracial, interethnic or cross-cultural are more common in contemporary usage.“Bob Jones University, in terms of its role in campaigns, is probably not as strong as it once was.By David Gibson Religion News Service GREENVILLE, S. (RNS) When Bob Jones III recently questioned whether President Obama is a Christian, it was a reminder not only that the fundamentalist leader is controversial but also how little the political world has heard from the man and the rock-ribbed Christian school that bears his name.Rick Perry, whose wife Anita made a low-key lunchtime visit to nursing students in mid-October.That's a sea change for a university that has been a must-stop venue for every Republican since Ronald Reagan.* Since the 2000 controversy "a lot of candidates have shied away from us," university spokesman Brian Scoles said during a recent tour of the 210-acre campus.In Spanish, Portuguese, and French, the words used to describe the mixing of races are mestizaje, mestiçagem and métissage.