Computers

Location
Greenville, SC
Undergrads
2,802
Tuition
$13,090
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Sophomore

Computers: we have great IT majors

3 College Freshman

Computers: The wifi was for the most part ok but we had a lot of trouble keeping our MacBooks and cell phones.

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4 College Sophomore

Computers: I love the mac lab downstairs in the art building. Also the network tends to be almost immediate connection, and fairly reliable 99 % of the time.

4 College Freshman

Computers: they are available, but I am thankful to have my own - it is much more convenient

3 College Junior

Computers: They are pretty outdated computers. They are not very user friendly.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 387th
    Best Computer Availability
  • 1208th
    Best Wireless Availability
  • 1364th
    Fastest Internet
  • 1391st
    Best Network Reliability

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

So Hyeun Cho
Hometown
Seoul, South Korea
Major
Public Relations Journalism and Mass Communication
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BJU is packed with technology: most of the student body owns personal laptops, campus buildings have computers for student use, wireless Internet is accessible across campus, and the University also has its own dependable technology service center. The campus computer labs are a great resource for students, with high-speed wireless Internet and the latest software needed for class projects. Many students use the labs on a daily basis, but most prefer to use their personal laptops for privacy and convenience.

BJU strives to meet the growing and changing technology needs of the student body. Timely upgrades and necessary improvements are always underway. For example, work is currently being done to improve the Internet speed within the residence halls in an effort to reduce network crashes. The technology center's location near the residence halls makes it a very convenient and helpful resource for students seeking solutions to computer problems. In addition to meeting technological needs, as a part of the student work program, the technology center also hires and trains students in need of employment.

Facts & Statistics

Wireless Access
Yes
Across campus
24-Hour Labs?
No
Unfortunately, BJU does not offer a 24-hour computer lab. However, the Collegian (school newspaper) and the Vintage (school yearbook) staffs are allowed to use the computer labs until 2 a.m.
Charged to Print?
Yes
An allowance of $30 is automatically charged to students' school accounts. After exceeding the allowance fee, the school will charge students 10 cents per copy.
Special Software & Hardware Discounts
BJU offers Microsoft Office to students at a discounted price. It is available at the Campus Store.
Did You Know?
In 2010, BJU finally allowed Facebook on campus. However, other social networks and personal Web sites are still not available.

Student Polls

Rate computers on the following subjects    Based on 52 responses

Very weak
Excellent
  • Availability of computer labs
  • Campus tech support
  • Free/discounted software
  • Number of computer labs
  • Printing cost/quota limits
  • Reliability of network
  • Speed of network
  • Technology in classrooms and labs
  • Wireless availability

How necessary is it to bring your own computer?    Based on 61 responses

  • 3% The school supplies each student with their own laptop.
  • 72% Extremely important, especially when the labs are crowded during semester crunch times.
  • 20% Not necessary for school work but relatively important for socializing and entertainment.
  • 5% Don't waste your money; there are plenty of computers to use on campus.
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