Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK
University Website: www.okbu.edu
Apply Online: www.okbu.edu/admissions/onlineapp.html
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Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a co-educational Christian liberal arts university located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and owned by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Established in 1910, OBU is ranked among the top five baccalaureate colleges in the western region in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” ratings and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 18 consecutive years. According to The Princeton Review, OBU is a 2013 “Best in the West” institution and one of "America's Best Value Colleges." OBU was named among Oklahoma's top-ranked university in the Forbes.com 2013 listing of "America's Best Colleges" and was the state's top college in the Forbes.com list of "America's Best College Buys."

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,994.00 avg tuition

500 W University
Shawnee, OK 74804
(405) 275-2850

Apply online Admissions:
www.okbu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.okbu.edu/finaid

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Oklahoma Baptist University

Statistics:
Applied 4,790
Admitted 3,158 66%
Enrolled total 476
Full Time: 475
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 480 590
SAT Math 490 600
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 41%
6-year graduation rate 55%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Oklahoma Baptist University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $17,994.00 $17,994.00 $17,994.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,762.00 $1,762.00 $1,762.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $585.00 $585.00 $585.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,650.00 $7,650.00 $7,650.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $425.00 $425.00 $425.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,644.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 88%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,495.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 57%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,978.00

Oklahoma Baptist University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Exercise Physiology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication X
Public Relations/Image Management X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Community Services X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Nursing Education X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X X
Philosophy X
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Family Psychology X
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Religious Education X
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other X X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music Pedagogy X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X
Music, Other X
Voice and Opera X

Scholarships for Students in Oklahoma

Name Amount Deadline
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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