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Ouachita Baptist University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$30,110 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,860 tuition
$6,640 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$510 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$30,110 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,860 tuition
$6,640 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$510 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,955 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
29% get federal aid ($3,946 avg)
60% get state aid ($5,025 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($10,955 avg)
61% get loans ($6,418 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.12% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.12% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,116 99%
Federal Grant Aid $3,946 29%
Pell Grants $3,755 29%
Other Federal Grants $932 6%
Institution Grant Aid $10,955 99%
State Grant Aid $5,025 60%
Student Loans $6,418 61%
Federal Loans $5,381 61%
Other Loans $9,678 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 15
Financial aid deadline: June 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: June 1
Does Ouachita Baptist University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $630
Out of State $630


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Victoria from Sherwood, AR
  • May-19-2014 I am a past student here

    Ok... YES Ouachita IS EXPENSIVE, but I have to say that I believe it was worth EVERY PENNY! The people are unforgettable, and my overall experience was incredible. The education that I received was second to none, and I feel adequately prepared as I am about to pursue a graduate degree up north in the fall.

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  • 5
  • Justin from Searcy, AR
  • Apr-24-2013 I am a current student here

    OBU is a private university, but I feel this is where God has led me and He has provided mightily while I have been here. The one-on-one relationship I share with my professors is worth the financial investment my parents and I have decided to make in my future.

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  • 3
  • Alana from Bartlett, TN
  • Sep-07-2012 I am a current student here

    Tuition is very expensive, but it's worth it for the environment and the accessibility of the professors

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