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Address410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
Phone870-245-5000
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School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Ouachita Baptist University Campus, Arkadelphia, AR
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Ouachita Baptist University are $30,140.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $31,196 based on the tuition changes over the past five years.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
Undergraduate$30,140
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Undergraduate$31,196
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Ouachita Baptist University is 74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average graduation rate is 60%. Total 1,704 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
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. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 OBU Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »74% Acceptance Rate / 25% Yield
Graduation Rate »60%
Retention Rate81%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »1,704 (1,664 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$22,073
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 OBU. Ouachita Baptist University 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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