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Oklahoma Baptist University
  • 4 Year
  • SHAWNEE, OK

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Oklahoma Baptist is an above-average private, Christian university located in Shawnee, Oklahoma. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,673 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Oklahoma Baptist acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Nursing, Family and Community Services, and Religious Vocations. Graduating 55% of students, Oklahoma Baptist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

500 W UNIVERSITY
SHAWNEE, OK 74804
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference

Oklahoma Baptist University Rankings

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OBU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
990-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,175 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,256 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 28 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 40 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 40 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    10%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,673 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
81
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Caring
    26%
  • Nice
    18%
  • Positive, almost annoyingly so
    18%
  • They are pleasant but busy
    18%
  • Positive, motivated students
    8%
  • Annoying
    3%
  • Not Christ centered
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
40%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 60 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Christ-centered
    85%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Annoying
    3%
  • Bible-belt
    3%
  • Carless
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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