Private 4 Year

Ottawa University Ottawa

Ottawa, Kansas

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Student Population
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Location Ottawa, Kansas
Online ottawa.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation American Baptist
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 1,974 prospective students applied, and 287 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 189 enrolled in the school.  672 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 82 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $28,980 plus fees of $1,825.



OU is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Ottawa University Ottawa overview
SAT 890/1060
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ottawa University Ottawa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,825
Room and Board $10,995
Budget for Other Expenses$2,990
Total One Year Cost$45,890

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

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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%

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

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