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Campus Housing

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are fine. Nothing amazing, but they get the job done.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I'm not a dorm student.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Dorm life is great. Each new year, a student is assigned roommates and a room. If you have a preference to where you'd like to be or who you'd like to be with, you can place a request, and they will fulfill that request. Because the school enforces regular room checks, the rooms are almost always in top condition. Better than all this, though, are the people. By living in the dorms, a student can get to know the people around them and build friendships with those on their hall. Dorm life has proven to be one of the best way to find friends and show compassion to others.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing for guys on campus is a wonderful experience guys are all looking out for each other and the rules are enforced without the appearance of harshness.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorm rooms are very nice. Each room has three closets, two dressers, overhead cabinets, and a sink. While there is both a double and a triple bunk bed, the average number of people to a room is only three.

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The word "crowded" best describes the campus housing at BJU. New students should prepare to be open-minded and patient with others upon arrival. Usually, three or four people are going to be sharing a room for a year, so packing less is considerate to your roommates. Even though the dorms are maintained by facility crews, in the South, bugs are unavoidable; they get into the residence halls and rooms. Ants, spiders, and cockroaches are the main bugs that visit students. Most residents complain about their roommates, crowded rooms, and noisy neighbors. However, after living a year together, the students wish they could be roommates again.

There is a prayer group meeting every night at 10:30 p.m., and it lasts for 15 minutes. There are three to four rooms on a hall that make up a prayer group. Depending on the prayer captain and the assistant prayer captain, each prayer group differs. Some nights are spiritually lifting, and other nights are tiring, especially after studying. A lot of students get to know each other through prayer groups and think it helps them survive at BJU. The prayer room rotates rooms every week. Students close the night with sharing a lesson for the day, funny stories, and prayer requests. Dorm life is just another phase of a student’s life. He or she learns how to cope with different types of people and become a more patient person.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
4,622
Average Housing Costs
$2,040
Types of Housing Offered
  • Men's dorms
  • Women's dorms
Undergrads Living On Campus
76%
Freshmen Living On Campus
85%
Number of Dormitories
10
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
1
Best Freshman Dorms
  • Creel Hall
  • Johnson Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
  • Creel Hall
  • Johnson Hall
Worst Freshman Dorms
  • Gaston Hall
  • Smith Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
  • Gaston Hall
  • Smith Hall
What You Get
  • Bookshelf
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Mirror
  • Sink
Available for Rent
Vacuum

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Brokenshire Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Creel Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Special Features: The closest dorm to the dining common
Gaston Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Special Features: Biggest snack room, laundry room, piano room, P.O. Box, sun deck, tennis court
Graves Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Johnson Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Mack Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Reveal Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Siddons Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Smith Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Sunday Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

Campus View Apartments
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Special Features: Provides housing for faculty, staff, and retirees; limited number of guest rooms for campus guests

Student Polls

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  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
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