Ouachita Baptist University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Ouachita Baptist University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,540 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1886 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

Ouachita Baptist University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Fair
Ouachita Baptist University will give you the opportunity to receive an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Ouachita Baptist University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Theology and Religion, Music, Education, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Ouachita Baptist University is fair at 77% (well above Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ouachita Baptist University is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ouachita Baptist University is pretty good - 13:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,200
High
Average tuition cost is high, $23,600 per year. The additional fees at Ouachita Baptist University not covered by tuition are around $600; which makes it a total of $24,200 annually.

Read the details about Ouachita Baptist University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
68%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,753 applications were submitted and 1,200 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Ouachita Baptist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Ouachita Baptist University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ouachita Baptist University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Ouachita Baptist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Ouachita Baptist University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Ouachita Baptist University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ouachita Baptist University Location and Maps



Post Address: Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001, USA
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