Ouachita Baptist University

Address:
410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
Phone:
870-245-5000
Website:
http://www.obu.edu
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About Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors.. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,447
 Graduate0
 Total1,447
GenderFemale53%
 Male47%
Student Age% Under 2598%
 % 25 and Over2%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.0%
 % Black6.8%
 % Asian0.6%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyGraphic Design
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,849
 % Admitted63%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled39%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT34%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT84%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$19,820
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,820
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans58%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,840
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,800

Neighborhood Data for the Arkadelphia Area

Median Age22.9
Median Household Income$29,880
Total Population10,733
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.8% 55.2%
 Age 0-955.2%44.8%
 Age 10-1746.3%53.7%
 Age 18-2444.3%55.7%
 Age 25-2958.0%42.0%
 Age 30-3939.5%60.5%
 40+46.0%54.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.9%
 % Black32.1%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino2.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,840
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$423
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50057.1%86.6%19.6%
 $500 to $7490.0%13.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.0%9.3%
 Over $100042.9%0.0%3.1%
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