Find your place at OBU
Oklahoma Baptist University is a small Christian liberal arts university in Shawnee, 30 minutes east of Oklahoma City.
At OBU you will learn how all knowledge connects and how that framework can be informed by a thoughtful Christian worldview. You will have the choice of 86 areas of study, the opportunity to work and study abroad and the chance to engage faculty mentors.
All of this occurs in a supportive, Christian community; one that's dedicated to the highest intellectual and ethical standards.
Intellectual, social and spiritual growth ... this is what an OBU education is all about.
Just the facts
Programs: 10 bachelor's degrees in 86 areas of study. Three master's degrees offered at the OBU College of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Enrollment: 1,979 from 42 states and 30 other countries
Faculty: 117 faculty members, all are active Christians
Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1
OBU 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 21 consecutive years.
For the tenth consecutive year, OBU has been named one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States by The Princeton Review.
OBU is one of three universities in Oklahoma and the only private Oklahoma university listed on Great Value College’s rankings of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the Midwest.
OBU consistently is ranked in the Forbes.com listing of "America’s Best Colleges."