GREENVILLE, SC (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Bettendorf resident Ruth Gunti was among the more than 700 students who graduated from Bob Jones University Fri., May 8.

Gunti graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During the 88th commencement exercises, 531 students received undergraduate degrees and 50 students received associate degrees. In addition, 129 students received master's degrees and 23 candidates received earned doctorates.

Since its founding in 1927, Bob Jones University has conferred over 45,000 degrees.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.

BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has nearly 3,000 students from every state and more than 40 countries.