Oklahoma Baptist University

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School Overview

Oklahoma Baptist University is located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, which is approximately 30 minutes from Oklahoma City. It is a small Christian liberal arts university that offers almost 130 on-campus and online certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs to over 2,000 students.

Oklahoma Baptist has just under 2,000 undergraduates and over 100 graduate students. Most undergraduate students attend on-campus classes, whereas about 50% of the graduate students at Oklahoma Baptist take their courses 100% online.

Oklahoma Baptist University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(405) 275-2850
Website:https://www.okbu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.okbu.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address:500 W University, Shawnee, OK 74804
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,073
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,928 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,310
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,310
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,168

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Oklahoma Baptist University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12112
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education16
English Language and Literature/Letters3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs365
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies41
Physical Sciences3
Psychology3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations19
Visual and Performing Arts13
Grand total431078

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total15

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Oklahoma Baptist University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,310
Out-of-state$25,310
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,100
Out-of-state$8,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid555100%
Grant or scholarship aid555100%$17,168
Student loan aid33260%$6,447

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,80795%$17,834
Federal student loans1,04955%$8,931

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Oklahoma Baptist University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Oklahoma Baptist University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,8331,7703,063
Percent admitted100%59%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%13%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Oklahoma Baptist University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,073
Undergraduate enrollment1,960
Graduate enrollment113

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Oklahoma Baptist University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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