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
Level of Study 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 357 prospective students applied, and 279 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 244 enrolled in the school.  672 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 82 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $28,410 plus fees of $1,640. OU is ranked 996 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
SAT 950/1120
ACT 17/21
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ottawa University Ottawa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,640
Room and Board $10,320
Budget for Other Expenses$2,990
Total One Year Cost$44,460


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.