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Address410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
Phone870-245-5000
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Ouachita Baptist University Campus, Arkadelphia, AR
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Ouachita Baptist University are $29,120.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $30,393 based on the tuition changes over the past five years.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $46,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Finance program shows the highest salary with $43,600 after graduating.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Ouachita Baptist University is 61% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,155.
The average graduation rate is 63%. Total 1,660 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at OBU
Admission Stats »61% Acceptance Rate / 28% Yield
Test Scores »1,155 SAT / 25 ACT
Graduation Rate »63%
Retention Rate83%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »1,660 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$19,432
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$46,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$18,700 - $43,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Ouachita Baptist University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at OBU
Online ClassUndergraduate,
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
OBU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at OBU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsNo
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Ouachita Baptist University. The school is religiously affiliated with Southern Baptist. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,545. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,080.
OBU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationSouthern Baptist
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,545


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