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Tuition & Fees

$26,840

$26,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
32%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
51%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,990
Declined + 1,965
Total Received 4,955
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Private (nonprofit)

1,904

undergraduate students

112

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Religion/bible
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 6541
ACT 3414

School Facts

Oklahoma Baptist University, founded in 1910, is a Christian liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Shawnee, 35 miles east of Oklahoma City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,016
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Shawnee, OK

200-acre campus in Shawnee (population: 30,975), 35 miles from Oklahoma City. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Baptist University
500 West University
Shawnee, OK 74804

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
32%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
51%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,990
Declined + 1,965
Total Received 4,955

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Will Brantley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 654-3285
F: 405 585-5017
admissions@okbu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,930,698
State $1,953,523
Institutional $5,325,550
Other external $794,984
Total $11,004,755

Non-need-based

Federal $486,820
State $57,396
Institutional $19,153,730
Other external $429,075
Total $20,127,021

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Great American Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bison
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Bible
Biblical Languages
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Biology Forensics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chemistry Forensics
Children's Ministries
Christian Studies
Church Business Administration
Church Music
Communication/Theatre Arts Education
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cross-Cultural Ministry
Data Management
Digital Media Arts
Early Childhood Education
Educational Ministries
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Ethics/Religion
Exercise Science
Family Development
Family Psychology
Family/Community Services
Finance
Forensic Psychology
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
History of Religion
Humanities
Instrumental Music
Instrumental Music Education
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Major
International Business
Interpersonal/Public Communications
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Missions
Multilingual Communication
Music Theatre
Music Theory/Composition
Musical Arts
Natural Sciences
News/Information
Nursing
Nursing Education
Orality Studies
Pastoral Ministries
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Education
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Recreation Administration
Religion
Science Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Strategic Communications
Studio Art
Telecommunications
Theatre
Theology
Voice Education
Voice Performance
Womens Ministry
Worship Arts
Worship Ministry
Youth Ministries
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Undergraduate

94%

1,904
students

Female
61%
1,155

Male
39%
749

Graduate

6%

112
students

Female
54%
61

Male
46%
51

undergraduateFull-time

95%

1,818
students

Female
62%
1,115

Male
38%
703

undergraduatePart-time

5%

86
students

Female
47%
40

Male
53%
46

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
12%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Spring: January 15

Summer: May 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

39

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Columbia
France
Mexico
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Matthew Regier
Office of Admissions
405 585-2068
matthew.regier@okbu.edu

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