Oklahoma Baptist University, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Baptist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Oklahoma Baptist University exceeds 1,800 annually.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Social Sciences
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Theology And Religious Vocations
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions at this school. A score between 970 to 1190 on the SAT, or 21 to 27 for the ACT is common among admitted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 66% of which only 15% decided to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $22,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Some students at Oklahoma Baptist University may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for Oklahoma Baptist University is the "Bison", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NAIA. Athletic programs that are available include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
- Golf (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
Students can visit the school's http://www.okbu.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Oklahoma Baptist University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Oklahoma Baptist University is around 2,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 96% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $24,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $700 to $840 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$17,086|
|Receiving Student Loans||69%||$5,186|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Oklahoma Baptist University may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
Oklahoma Baptist University has an overall graduation rate which is around 55%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||47%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Oklahoma Baptist University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (367)
- Basketball (367)
- Track and Field (367)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Oklahoma Baptist University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Oklahoma Baptist University for official up-to-date information.