Oklahoma Baptist University

Let it shine.

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 84 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 84 areas of study. Three master's degrees offered at the OBU College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Enrollment: 2,097 from 34 states and 30 other countries

Faculty: 117 faculty members, all are active Christians

Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1

National Rankings:

OBU has been rated as one of the top 10 regional colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 20 consecutive years.

For the ninth consecutive year, OBU has been named one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States by The Princeton Review.

OBU consistently is ranked in the Forbes.com listing of "America’s Best Colleges."

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