Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Overview

Address410 Ouachita St
School Websitewww.obu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Ouachita Baptist University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Arkadelphia, Arkansas that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,162 students applied to Ouachita Baptist University. Of those students, 1,375 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Ouachita Baptist University was $26,200, in addition to fees of $590. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Ouachita Baptist University.

Ouachita Baptist University has a 64% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Ouachita Baptist University acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 1,375 of the 2,162 students who applied to Ouachita Baptist University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Ouachita Baptist University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Ouachita Baptist University had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Ouachita Baptist University was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Ouachita Baptist University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Ouachita Baptist University, the tuition for in-state residents is $26,200. Combined with fees of $590, room and board costs of $7,880, other expenses of $3,000 and the $1,100 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $38,770.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $26,790 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Ouachita Baptist University to $38,770 for out-of-state students.

Students at Ouachita Baptist University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Ouachita Baptist University was $4,907 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

Ouachita Baptist University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
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Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Ouachita Baptist University.

Ouachita Baptist University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Arkansas residents; in fact, 61% of all students reside in Arkansas. However, 38% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Ouachita Baptist University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Ouachita Baptist University to thrive in your studies.

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