Oklahoma Baptist University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 2,073
Religious affiliation Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,564 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

60%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Oklahoma Baptist University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,833 applications and 2,905 students were granted admission. Oklahoma Baptist University is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 100% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 20% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT920 to 1165
ACT20 to 26
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Oklahoma Baptist University's tuition was $22,710 for all students regardless of residency (15.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$18,968
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$22,710
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$22,710
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Oklahoma Baptist University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,054 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Oklahoma Baptist University in 2016-2017, was 332, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,490 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)

$4,054
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,490
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Oklahoma Baptist University has enrolled a total of 2,073 students (1,871 students full-time and 202 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,073 students, 75 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 1,960 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 113 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 82 students for distance studies.

2,073
Total Enrollment
75
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 67%

Two or more races: 11%

Black/African American: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Hispanic: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 12% 121 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 12% 117 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 99 0
Education 8% 80
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 44
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 38
Psychology 4% 38
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 4% 36
Social Sciences 4% 36
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 34

Graduation & Dropout Rates

57%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Oklahoma Baptist University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
17%
Dropout rate
27%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$31,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Oklahoma Baptist University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,200. Last year, out of the total 497 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 452 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 610 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 525 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,200 $37,700
Employment Rate 91% 86%
Total Graduates 497 610

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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1.2 mile away
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31.6 mile away
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