Oklahoma Baptist University

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world rank  3389

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Established in 1910, Oklahoma Baptist University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Shawnee (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Oklahoma Baptist University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Oklahoma Baptist University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Oklahoma Baptist University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1910
Motto Eruditione Religioneque Veritas
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 500 W University
Shawnee
74804 Oklahoma
United States
Tel +1 (405) 275 2850
Fax +1 (405) 878 2069

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 500 West University, OBU Box 61174
Shawnee 74804
(405) 878 2033
800 654 3285

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Oklahoma Baptist University's Library
Oklahoma Baptist University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 129,411 physical volumes, 10,254 physical media, 945 digital/electronic medium and 64 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Oklahoma Baptist University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,607 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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