Ouachita Baptist University, founded in Arkadelphia in 1886, has served more than 125 years as a Christ-centered learning community. With a vibrant residential campus, Ouachita is impacting the lives of more than 1,500 students from 29 states and more than 30 nations.
As a leading liberal arts university, Ouachita is ranked nationally among “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes magazines. But that’s just the beginning of the Ouachita difference.
Ouachita’s focus on academic excellence is reflected through majors in seven academic schools in the disciplines of business, Christian studies, education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. The university’s latest academic offerings include an accelerated three-year Biomedical Scholars Program and an emphasis in sport management as well as online bachelor’s degrees in business administration and Christian studies. Ouachita also has launched an innovative Loan Affordability Pledge to help make college costs more affordable.
International study opportunities are available in such settings as Australia, France, Japan and South Africa, as well as Ouachita’s newest international partnership with Liverpool Hope University in the United Kingdom.
Ouachita features more than 40 campus organizations as well as social clubs, intramural sports and numerous ministry opportunities. Tiger Serve Day, Tiger Tunes, Christian Focus Week, the Battle of the Ravine and other events throughout the year help build camaraderie and community. Ouachita is a founding member of the Great American Conference, with approximately 400 student-athletes competing on 16 NCAA Division II athletic teams.
Prospective students are invited to discover the Ouachita difference — academically, spiritually and personally. For more information, call 800-DIAL-OBU, visit www.obu.edu or download Ouachita’s mobile app.
Since Henderson State University’s inception in 1890, the university has served more than 125 in the Arkadelphia community.
Ouachita is ranked nationally among “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes magazines.
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