College Deliberately: Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, religion and career located in the town of Arkadelphia, AR. It is known for Biology/Biological Sciences, Business Administration and Management and Mass Communication/Media Studies.

Ouachita Baptist University

place 410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
phone Phone: (870) 245-5000
web Web: http://www.obu.edu
  • Ouachita Baptist University is also known as:
    Ouachita Baptist University, OBU


The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
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Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Ouachita Baptist UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website talks of students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits.

Student Services

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Associate degree
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Ouachita Baptist University is in NCAA Division II with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 102
Soccer Men’s 37
Baseball Men’s 32

The complete list of sports at Ouachita Baptist University is available for members.

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Tuition for Ouachita Baptist University is in the 58 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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