Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR

Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$27,900

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,375
Declined 787
Total Received 2,162
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Private

1,660

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Ouachita Baptist University, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Arkadelphia, AR, 65 miles southwest of Little Rock.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,660
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

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200-acre campus in Arkadelphia (population: 10,650), 65 miles from Little Rock. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Little Rock; smaller airport serves Hot Springs (40 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Little Rock
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field

Ouachita Baptist University
410 Ouachita Street
Arkadelphia
71998

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
97%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Student Foundation
  • Student Education Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • International Club

Top Events

  • Tiger Tunes
  • Tiger Traks
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
28%
500-599
39%
400-499
19%
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
47%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,375
Declined 787
Total Received 2,162

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $27,280
Room & board $8,000
Additional fees $620
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $2,200
Total $39,200
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Art Teacher Education
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Communication, General
Computer Science
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Family and Community Services
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public/Applied History
Religious/Sacred Music
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,660

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,660
students

Female
55%
915

Male
45%
745

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,529
students

Female
56%
844

Male
44%
685

8%

131
students

Female
55%
71

Male
45%
60

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 58%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

46

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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