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Ouachita Baptist University overview
 Location Arkadelphia, Arkansas
 Online obu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Ouachita Baptist University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Ouachita Baptist University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,162 prospective students applied, and 1,375 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 443 enrolled in the school.  1,529 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 131 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $26,200 plus fees of $590. OBU is ranked 242 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Ouachita Baptist University overview
SAT 1040/1250
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
Ouachita Baptist University overview
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Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ouachita Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$590
Room and Board $7,880
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$38,770


Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ouachita Baptist University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 20%
Business 15%
Education 9%
Biology 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107512 IPEDS survey data for Ouachita Baptist University.