1,972
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,506
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Oklahoma Baptist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Shawnee, OK, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 West University
Shawnee, OK  74804
United States
Contact Phone: 405-275-2850

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
International Marketing Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Marriage And Family Therapy/counseling Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,070
Applied
2,634
Accepted
1,972
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

2,529
Females Applied
1,670
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,541
Males Applied
964
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st September 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,138
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Fees

3,120
Full-time student fees
7,350
Room & board
3,310
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,506
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,504
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,051
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,542
Avg. Loan Aid
10,725
Avg. Grant Aid
6,904
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,972
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.91%
Black or African American 4.78%
White or Caucasian 66.75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.02%
Asian 1.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 11.99%
Other 4.11%

Gender

Male (41.18%)
Female (58.82%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 76%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Biggie, Freshmen Follies and Spring Affair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, University Concert Series, Student Foundation, Blitz Week Activities and Canterbury

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
CLEET certified police officers

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

175
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 127
Part-time - 48