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Ouachita Baptist University


Overview

Student Population
1,545
Best Colleges National Rank
#289
 Location Arkadelphia, Arkansas
 Online obu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 1,786 prospective students applied, and 1,267 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 468 enrolled in the school.  1,500 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 45 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $25,300 plus fees of $570. OBU is ranked 289 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1100/1320
ACT21/28
GPA3.53
Applications Accepted
70.9%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$25,300
Costs for Ouachita Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$570
Room and Board $7,630
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$37,600

Outcomes

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%