Oklahoma Baptist University

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Oklahoma Baptist University


Graduates

  • 60% have a job after 6 months
  • 70% have a job after 1 year
  • 75% have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$14,666 / year

Room and Board

$4,330

Application deadline

August 1

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

Hammons Biblical Research Center, Hobbs Baptist History and Heritage Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 159,034 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 295 current serial subscriptions.
  • 600,948 microforms.
  • 9,149 Audio/Visual items.
  • 49,300 e-books.

Museums & Art

OBU Historical Archives, Al Tucker Memorial Collection, Stubblefield Chapel

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 235 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 12 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 190 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,240 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 95% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 72% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 66% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 16% of housing units are Triples.
  • 17% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 13 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 8% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 46% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 95% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 55% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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/honors program; Harvest Festival, Homecoming superlatives presentation; TWIRP Week; Theatre and musical productions (choral and instrumental); Basketball games
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 77 organizations on campus.
  • 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 (seniors), Omicron Delta Kappa (juniors & seniors), Phi Alpha Delta (pre-law), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Phi Eta Sigma (freshman men), Pi Kappa Delta (forensics), Pi Kappa Lambda (music), Psi Chi (psychology), Sigma Delta Mu (Spanish), Sigma Tau Delta (literary and creative writing), Sigma Theta Tau (nursing), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion/theology), Theta Alpha Phi (drama).
  • 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 Student Ministry, Prayer Ministry Team, Refuge, Young Life.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Resident Men, Association of Women Students, Residence Hall Association, Campus Activities Board, Class Officer Boards, Senate , Student Foundation, University Concert Series , Volunteer Action Committee, Alpha Phi Omega , Cheerleading, College Republicans, Fellowship of Christian Athletes , Fellowship of Church Musicians, International Student Union, Ministerial Alliance, Missionary Fellowship, Native American Heritage Association, Outdoor Adventure Klub, Religious Education Fellowship, Student Ambassadors, Students in Free Enterprise, Templeton Investment Society, Yahnseh (campus yearbook), Young Democrats, Alpha Epsilon Rho (broadcasting), Alpha Gamma Tau (art), Anthropology Club , Association of Information Technical Professionals (computer science), Business Student Advisory Council, Delta Delta Phi (German Club), English Club, Kinesis Club, La Cercle Francais (French Club), Math Club-Delta Sigma Pi , Music Educators National Conference, Phi Beta Lambda (business), Phi Sigma Chi (physical sciences), Philosophy Club, Political Science Club, Public Relations Student Society of America, Society of Communication Studies, Society of Physics Students , Society of Professional Journalists, Southern Baptist Church Music Conference, Spanish Club, Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society, Student Council For Exceptional Children, Student Education Association, Student Music Teachers Association , Student Nurses Association, Bison Glee Club (men's chorus), Bison Jazz Orchestra, Bisonettes (women's chorus), Chapel Choir, College Players (drama), Musical Theatre, New Creation, OBU/Shawnee Community Orchestra, Reader's Theatre, Symphonic Band, University Chorale, University Ringers.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Bison, weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (40), Tulsa, Oklahoma (95)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (36)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Shawnee, Oklahoma (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 11% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other

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