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.The Division of Fine Arts includes an RTV department with a campus radio and television station, WBJU.More than a hundred concerts, recitals, and laboratory theater productions are also presented annually.In 2005, 120 of the finalists from previous years returned to BJU as freshmen.
officially became the school's second president in 1947 just before the college moved to Greenville, South Carolina, and became Bob Jones University.
Many of these students go on to a seminary after completing their undergraduate degree.
Others take ministry positions straight from college, and rising juniors participate in a church internship program to prepare them for the pastoral ministry.
It has approximately 2,500 students, and it is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.
The university's athletic teams, the Bruins, compete in Division II of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).