Where do OBU graduates go?

99% of the Class of 2019 are employed, enrolled in graduate school, both, or not seeking employment.

71% Employed

18% Enrolled in Graduate School

6% Enrolled in Graduate Program and Employed

4% Not Seeking Employment

Employment by Industry

Accounting, Finance and Insurance
6%

Business
15%

Education
30%

Entertainment and Hospitality
5%

Government
4%

Healthcare
6%

Marketing and Communications
4%

Ministry
12%

Non-Profit and Missions
4%

Nursing
12%

Other
2%

Graduate and Professional School

24% reported entering a graduate or professional school.

  • Arizona State University
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
  • East Central University
  • Gateway Seminary
  • Kansas State University
  • Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio
  • Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Nazareth College
  • Northeastern State University
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Oklahoma Christian University
  • Oklahoma City University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Open Jar Institute
  • OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • OU-TU School of Community Medicine
  • Parker University
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Southern Seminary
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas A&M Commerce
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • University of Roehampton, London, England
  • University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • UT Arlington
  • UT Southwestern

 

Allied Health
17%

Business
12%

Humanities
14%

Medical School
10%

Social Sciences
17%

Seminary
20%

Other
10%

Top Employers Include:

  • Disney World
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Farmers Insurance
  • FDIC
  • IMB
  • Integris Baptist Medical Center
  • JB Hunt Transport Services
  • Kimray, Inc
  • Oklahoma Baptists
  • Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • OU Medicine
  • Paycom
  • Shawnee Public Schools
  • SSM Health

 

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Graduates from the 2018-2019 academic year were given a post-graduation survey that addressed plans for graduate school enrollment and employment upon graduation.

The Office of Career Development acquired career outcomes for 317 (87% knowledge rate) of the students. Respondents indicated that 71% had accepted employment, 18% were seeking further education, 6% were employed and seeking further education, 4% were working part-time or taking time off, and 1% were seeking employment.

Academic year refers to all graduates, completing degree requirements in December, May and July. 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.