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Ouachita Baptist University Stats, Info and Facts

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1,504 students

64% admitted

  • 1,477 full time
  • 27 part time
  • 683 men full time
  • 794 women full time
  • 2,043 applied
  • 1,273 admitted
  • 516 enrolled

1,482 Undergraduates

$20,960 tuition/year

  • 22 Non-Degree
  • $20,960 out of state
  • $480 fees
  • $6,480 room & board
  • $1,100 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Southern Baptist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Brian from El Paso, TX
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  • Ouachita to me cannot be rated! Ouachita's faculty and students create a positive influence that helps me become better in all that I do. I believe Ouachita helps students thrive…

  • May-17-2012 Read More
  • L from Arkansas
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  • ouachita has wonderful professors and a beautiful campus. some of the buildings, notably the art and humanities buildings, are out of date, however, and the library is not the best.…

  • Jan-27-2012 Read More
  • Kyle from El Dorado, AR
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  • Ouachita Baptist University is an amazing university for both Christians and non-Christians! For both there is equal opportunity for growth and an amazing education. However, if you are a Christian…

  • May-09-2012 Read More
  • Christy from Rockwall, TX
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  • My 4 years at OBU were some of the best times of my life. The people are the highest caliber you can find, and the academic, social, and Spiritual growth…

  • May-16-2012 Read More
  • DeCarl from Rowlett, TX
  • 0
  • Ouachita Baptist University is a small community oriented baptist school that prides itself in building well rounded human beings. The faculty at Ouachita love what they do and build a…

  • Jun-22-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Ouachita Baptist University is a Christ-centered learning community. Embracing the liberal arts tradition, the university prepares individuals for ongoing intellectual and spiritual growth, lives of meaningful work, and reasoned engagement with the world.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-31-2011 I am a current student here

    There's so much to do at Ouachita, the dorms are nice, and I enjoy my classes. Arkadelphia is a bit small, but you can always find things to do with friends.

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  • 5
  • Megan from Fayetteville, AR
  • Jul-12-2011 I am a current student here

    Ouachita is a great place to be. The campus is gorgeous and full of activity. From playing Frisbee on the lawn in front of Cone Bottoms with friends to attending a Social Club event during TWIRP week to playing Just Dance in the dorm there is always something to do. The best part about Ouachita is the people. Wherever you go on campus you are sure to see someone you know.

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  • 5
  • Marcus from Nuevo, CA
  • Jul-11-2011 I am a current student here

    I love it at OBU! I've met amazing friends, no family here. I'm on the swim team and it's great! Workouts are hard but I love it. Coach Killackey is much more than a coach and my teammates are family!

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  • Alexandria from Hanford, CA
  • Apr-29-2011 I am a current student here

    The school has so many different activities to get involved in. There are opportunities to volunteer for Elder Serve, Big Brother/Big Sister, Backyard Bible Club, and many other groups. Socially, intramural sports are a great time of bonding. There are also social clubs on campus that create a great community.

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