Self Service Banner Outage

In order to facilitate the closing of our fiscal year, Self-Service Banner will be unavailable this Sunday, May 31, from noon until midnight. If you need to make enrollment changes or payments over the weekend, please make plans to complete these prior to noon on Sunday. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes and appreciate your patience.

Financial Aid Statistics

OBU offers two kinds of financial aid. Merit based financial aid includes scholarships given to a student on the basis of skills or merit and does not have to be repaid. Academic, performance, and athletic are some of the most common scholarships from schools.

Need based financial aid is based on family income and other things to determine eligibility for this kind of assistance. Federal aid programs which includes grants (gift aid), loans (money which must be repaid) and work-study (part time jobs), make up the majority of this kind of aid.

Click here to view Financial Aid FAQ's or visit other help Financial Aid links here.

Pell Grant recipients

2013-14 Pell Gender/Ethnicity Statistics

Total Pell Recipients:


Men: 422
Women: 300
African American: 73
Asian: 4
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic: 31
International 2
Native American: 41
Two or more races 69
White: 470
Unknown: 29