Student Population
National Rank
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
Religious Affiliation 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 $26,200 plus fees of $590. OBU is ranked 289 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Ouachita Baptist University overview
SAT 1100/1320
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
Ouachita Baptist University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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.