Ouachita Baptist University Comparison

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Overview

OBU
Location Arkadelphia, AR
Setting Distant Town
Enrollment 1,704
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #324
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Status Non-profit
Website obu.edu
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Costs

OBU
Tuition (In State) $28,480
Tuition (Out of State) $28,480
Room & Board $8,000
Avg Net Price $20,534
Avg Grant Aid $20,112
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission

OBU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 2,524
Admitted 1,559
Acceptance Rate 61.8%
Enrolled % 25%
Avg High School GPA 3.72
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 21/29
SAT Range 1030/1230
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Jul 31, 2023

Academics

OBU
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
Popular Majors
  • Theology and Religious Vvocations (20%)
  • Business (15%)
  • Education (9%)
  • Biology (8%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (8%)

Outcomes

OBU
Graduation Rate 63%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $43,400
Making Student Loan Payments 71%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,500
Median Loan Payment $232

Diversity

OBU
% Men 41%
% Women 59%
Racial Diversity Very Low
HBCU No
% White 85%
% Black 7%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 0%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 0%

Students

OBU
% In-State 62%
% Out-of-State 36%

Campus

OBU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/