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Ouachita Baptist University

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1886
Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 1,452
Environment: Rural
Endowment: $68,864,000
Admissions Address

410 Ouachita
Arkadelphia, AR 71998

Website

http://www.obu.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@obu.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Keisha Pittman
Admissions office telephone: (870) 245-5110
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: No set date
Early decision
Not offered  
Early action
Not offered  
Application fee: $50
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? No
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: $100 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $50 (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2 3
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language N/A 2
Social studies 1 1
History 2 2
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 15 19


*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 

Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: August 15
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Not considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Not considered
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Not considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Not considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 63%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 63%
Total applicants: 963
Total acceptances: 610
Total freshman enrollment: 367
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.


 

Male applicants: 446
Male acceptances: 284
Male freshman enrollment: 177
 
Female applicants: 517
Female acceptances: 326
Female freshman enrollment: 190
Out-of-state freshmen: 44%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A


 

2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 30%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 58%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 83%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 75%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 98%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 36%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 460 - 600
Math: 520 - 610
Combined: 980 - 1210


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 2.0% 3.0%
600-699 24.0% 23.0%
500-599 37.0% 44.0%
400-499 34.0% 26.0%
300-399 3.0% 4.0%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%


 

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 82%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 21 - 28
Math: 19 - 26
Composite: 21 - 26


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 11.0% 23.0% 9.0%
24-29 42.0% 35.0% 36.0%
18-23 43.0% 34.0% 42.0%
12-17 4.0% 8.0% 13.0%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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