Student Population
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
Location Ottawa, Kansas
Online ottawa.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation American Baptist
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Ottawa, Kansas, Ottawa University Ottawa is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the American Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,110 prospective students applied, and 893 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 202 enrolled in the school.  648 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 79 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $27,370 plus fees of $1,180. OU is ranked 1162 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
SAT 980/1150
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ottawa University Ottawa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,180
Room and Board $9,770
Budget for Other Expenses$2,990
Total One Year Cost$42,410


Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ottawa University Ottawa students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 33%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18%
Education 8%
Communication 8%
English and Literature 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155627 IPEDS survey data for Ottawa University Ottawa.