OBU Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time61% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||50% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||61% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||63% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Ouachita Baptist University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Ouachita Baptist University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$43,400 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$31,100 per year|
|after 7 years||$34,100 per year|
|after 8 years||$38,900 per year|
|after 9 years||$39,500 per year|
|after 10 years||$43,400 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Ouachita Baptist University students who are working and no longer in school is $43,400, which is 27% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$22,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans58%
Median Loan Payment$232 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans71% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107512 IPEDS survey data for Ouachita Baptist University.