500 West UniversityShawnee, OK 74804 800-654-3285
http://www.okbu.edu admissions@okbu.edu
About Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 200 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Southern Baptist Convention
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,649
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 42%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $14,732
  • Room and Board $5,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,438
Oklahoma Baptist University is a small Christian liberal arts university in Shawnee, 30 minutes east of Oklahoma City. At OBU you will learn how all knowledge connects and how that framework can be informed by a thoughtful Christian worldview. You will have the choice of 84 areas of study, the opportunity to work and study abroad and the chance to engage faculty mentors. All of this occurs in a supportive, Christian community; one that's dedicated to the highest intellectual and ethical standards.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Club
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 2nd Mile, 905, Age to Age, Chapel Crew, Chaplain Ministry, Cousins, Friend to Friend, Global Outreach Team, Harvest Therapeutic Horse Farm, Network, New Creation, New Stude
  • Number of honor societies B Club (athletic lettermen and letterwomen), Alpha Epsilon Rho (broadcasting), Alpha Psi Omega (theatre) Beta Beta Beta (biology), Delta Mu Delta (business), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Kappa Pi (art), Lambda Pi Eta (communication studies), Mortar Board (s
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Affair, student talent show; Freshman Follies, talent show; Biggie, fall student talent show; University Concert Series concerts; Coffeehouse concerts/programs; Stampede of Stars, competitive team events; Hanging of the Green, Christmas musical/hono
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other
  • Distance to nearest bus Shawnee, Oklahoma (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (40), Tulsa, Oklahoma (95)
  • Distance to nearest train Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (36)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 66%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 8%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 46%
  • Number of students using college housing 72%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (41%), men's dorms (28%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (28%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 159,034
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 190
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,149
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, religious
  • Museums OBU Historical Archives, Al Tucker Memorial Collection, Stubblefield Chapel
  • Number Of Subscriptions 295
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Hammons Biblical Research Center, Hobbs Baptist History and Heritage Center
  • Number Of Microforms 600,948
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 49,300
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,240
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Public school systems in state of Oklahoma.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Student Employment On campus job opportunities are provided
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
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