Ouachita Baptist University

country rank  987
world rank  3283

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University Overview

Established in 1886, Ouachita Baptist University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Arkadelphia (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym OBU
Founded 1886
Motto Vision. Integrity. Service.
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 410 Ouachita Street
Arkadelphia (population range: 10,000-49,999)
71998-0001 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (870) 245 5000
F +1 (870) 245 5500

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office OBU Box 3776
Arkadelphia 71998
+1 (870) 245 5110
800 342 5628

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ouachita Baptist University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019