As a leading liberal arts university, Ouachita has earned a strong academic reputation. Combine all that with a close-knit campus community and you have a setting where students thrive academically, spiritually and personally. Year after year, Ouachita is ranked among the nation’s top colleges by such publications as U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. Our students also earn state and national recognition for accomplishments ranging from scientific research and business competitions to student publications and musical performances. We even host an annual Scholars Day to celebrate academic achievements. We invite you to discover the exceptional education Ouachita provides. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty makes a huge difference. Our students get to know their professors on a personal level as role models and mentors. Beyond the classroom, campus life always is busy with Tiger Tunes, Tiger Serve Day, social clubs, intramurals, campus ministries – or just hanging out with friends at Dr. Jack’s.
Ouachita Baptist University is a Christ-centered learning community. Embracing the liberal arts tradition, the university prepares individuals for ongoing intellectual and spiritual growth, lives of meaningful work, and reasoned engagement with the world.
Whether you're looking for a great academic experience, a close-knit campus community or life-changing opportunities for personal and spiritual growth, Ouachita Baptist University offers all that - and more!
Ouachita, a leading liberal arts university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, is ranked nationally among "America’s Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes magazines.
Ouachita focuses on academic excellence with majors in seven schools: Business, Christian studies, education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Offering outstanding international study opportunities, the university currently has 1,532 students from 29 states and more than 30 nations. Graduates have a 96% grad school acceptance rate.
Ouachita's Christ-centered learning community features more than 40 campus organizations as well as social clubs, intramural sports and numerous ministry opportunities. A member of the NCAA Division II Great American Conference, Ouachita’s 400 student-athletes compete on 16 intercollegiate athletic teams.
With a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, there’s no getting lost in the crowd or overlooked for opportunities to grow academically, spiritually and personally. Come discover the Ouachita difference. To learn more, visit www.obu.edu or call 1-800-DIAL-OBU.