Where do OBU graduates go?

99% of the Class of 2022 are employed and/or enrolled in graduate school.

70%
employed

24%
enrolled in graduate school

5%
employed and in graduate school

1%
seeking employment or taking time off

Employment by Industry

Accounting, Finance and Insurance
7%

Arts and Entertainment
3%

Education
26%

Government and Military
6%

Healthcare
23%

IT and Technology
2%

Marketing and Communication
5%

Ministry, Nonprofit and Social Services
11%

Retail
9%

Sports Leisure
4%

Other
4%

Graduate and Professional School

18% reported entering a graduate or professional school.

  • Abilene Christian University
  • Baylor University
  • Cameron University
  • Drake University
  • Harding University
  • Midwestern Baptist Theological  Seminary
  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine - Arkansas
  • Northern State University
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Oklahoma Christian University
  • Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
  • Oral Roberts University
  • OU-Tulsa
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Salus University
  • South College
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Southern Nazarene University
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • St. Andrews University
  • St. Louis University
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Texas A & M
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Woman's University
  • University College Cork/Ireland
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Florida
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Austin
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Florida
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Western Theological Seminary
  • Westminster Theological Seminary

 

Allied Health
23%

Business
17%

Humanities
5%

Law School
10%

Medical School
18%

Seminary
9%

Social Sciences
23%

Other
5%

Top Employers Include:

  • Baylor Scott and White
  • Bethany Children's Health Center
  • CapNCrouse
  • Devon Energy
  • Ernst & Young
  • FORVIS
  • Hands On - IMB
  • Hobby Lobby Corporate
  • Integris Health
  • Koch Industries
  • KOKH Fox 25
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Museum of the Bible
  • Norman Regional Health System
  • OK Children's Hospital, OU Health
  • OK Department of Human Services
  • Paycom
  • Reaching Souls International
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Wal Mart
  • Various Churches
  • Various public/private schools

 

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Graduates from the 2021-22 academic year were given a post-graduation survey which addressed plans for graduate school enrollment and employment upon graduation.

The Office of Career Development acquired career outcomes for 289 (81% knowledge rate) of the students. Respondents indicated that 70% had accepted employment or were not seeking, 24% were seeking further education, 5% are employed and attending a graduate program, and 1% was seeking employment.

Academic year refers to all undergraduates completing degree requirements in December and May.

Knowledge rate refers to the percentage of graduates for whom knowledge of their first-destination career outcomes has been obtained. This includes survey data provided by students, LinkedIn profile information and knowledge shared from academic departments.