- Location Shawnee, OK
- Web Site http://www.okbu.edu
- Nearest ELS Center Oklahoma City,OK
- Need to Learn English? Learn More About English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
|Housing||Location Type||Offers Scholarships||Student Population||Offers CLA|
|Available for Undergraduate||Urban||Yes||2097 (Total)||Yes|
|Degrees Offered||Public/Private||Institution Type||Student Body|
|Bachelor||Private||Master: Colleges and Universities||Co-educational|
Yearly Costs / ELS Level
|Degree||Tuition||Fees||Housing **||Meals||OtherExpenses||I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds)||ELS|
Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a four-year accredited liberal arts college, largely support by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. It is located in Shawnee, just 60 kilometers from Oklahoma City, the largest city in the state. Oklahoma Baptist University has been rated as one of the top 10 regional colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report for 23 consecutive years and has been Oklahoma's highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 22 consecutive years. Forbes.com consistently ranks OBU as a top university in Oklahoma and the Princeton Review has named OBU one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States for ten consecutive years. Shawnee, Oklahoma features several noteworthy sites including the Historic Downtown and the new Shawnee Splash Waterpark, the nearby Shawnee Twin Lakes & local restaurants & shops. Average low temperature (winter): 45 ° F/ 7 °C Average high temperature (summer): 89 °F/ 32 °C
The University operates one residence hall and three apartment complexes for men. For female students, there are two residence halls, two suite complexes and two apartment complexes.
On-campus housing is provided for international students, usually in the WMU or K Residence Hall for women or Agee Residence Hall for men. Rooms are usually double occupancy and all students dine in the central cafeteria facilities.
Student clubs and organizations vary in interest including service, social, relgious, student government and academic groups.