Oklahoma Baptist University

500 W University, Shawnee, OK 74804
Tel: (405)275-2850
Private not-for-profit | 1,979 students
Oklahoma Baptist University is an institution founded on Christian principles and teachings whose primary purpose is to conduct educational programs in the traditional arts and sciences and in other disciplines with the intent to prepare students for effective leadership and service in the various vocations.

School Overview:

Oklahoma Baptist University
CountyPottawatomie County, OK
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
136 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,979 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,792 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
187 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,903 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
76 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
4%6%
% White
86%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$20,796$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$20,796$24,744
 
Percent Admitted62%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-610450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)470-490460-573
ACT English (25-75%)20-2719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2518-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • The mission finds expression through a strong liberal arts core curriculum which supports degree programs designed to prepare students for careers and graduate study; through activities planned to stimulate spiritual, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development; and through an environment that reflects the application of Christian principles and teachings.
  • As a Christian liberal arts university, OBU transforms lives by equipping students to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ. OBU is an institution founded on Christian principles and teachings whose primary purpose is to conduct educational programs in the traditional arts and sciences and in other disciplines with the intent to prepare students for effective leadership and service in the various vocations.
  • Oklahoma Baptist University provides Ten bachelor's degrees in 78 areas of study having a Student to Faculty ratio of 15:1.
  • A vibrant campus life brings you together within a community, a family atmosphere that will give you lifelong friends and a stronger faith.
  • Oklahoma Baptist University is located in Shawnee, Oklahoma - 35 miles from Oklahoma City, 90 miles from Tulsa, and 230 miles from from Dallas/Fort Worth.
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