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Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR
University Website: www.obu.edu
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Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) is a private, liberal arts, undergraduate institution located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, which is about 65 miles southwest of Little Rock. The university's name is taken from the Ouachita (pronounced Wash'-uh-taw) River, which forms the eastern campus boundary. It is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. The student body is approximately 45% male and 55% female.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,545.00 avg tuition

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Ouachita Baptist University

Statistics:
Applied 1,953
Admitted 1,245 64%
Enrolled total 459
Full Time: 459
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 590
SAT Math 500 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 20 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
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 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

Ouachita Baptist University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $19,545.00 $19,545.00 $19,545.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $470.00 $470.00 $470.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $580.00 $580.00 $580.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,040.00 $6,000.00 $2,800.00
Other Expenses $2,500.00 $3,000.00 $2,800.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,412.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 49%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,529.00

Ouachita Baptist University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Finance, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGINEERING
Computer Software Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other X
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Arkansas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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