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Ouachita Baptist University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$33,920 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$24,400 tuition
$7,880 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$540 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$33,920 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$24,400 tuition
$7,880 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$540 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$12,830 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($4,232 avg)
59% get state aid ($2,985 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($12,830 avg)
74% get loans ($6,564 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.69% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.69% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,928 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,232 31%
Pell Grants $4,029 30%
Other Federal Grants $1,311 7%
Institution Grant Aid $12,830 99%
State Grant Aid $2,985 59%
Student Loans $6,564 74%
Federal Loans $5,336 66%
Other Loans $11,361 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 15
Financial aid deadline: June 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: June 1
Does Ouachita Baptist University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $700
Out of State $700


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jeremy- AR
  • I am a current student here

    Ouachita gives a LOT of scholarship money out and once you are at school, there are more chances for scholarships. In my case, I would be paying more money to be going to UofA, and you can't beat the small school atmosphere

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  • 5
  • Victoria from Sherwood, AR
  • I am a past student here

    Ok... YES Ouachita IS EXPENSIVE, but I have to say that I believe it was worth EVERY PENNY! The people are unforgettable, and my overall experience was incredible. The education that I received was second to none, and I feel adequately prepared as I am about to pursue a graduate degree up north in the fall.

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  • 5
  • Justin from Searcy, AR
  • I am a current student here

    OBU is a private university, but I feel this is where God has led me and He has provided mightily while I have been here. The one-on-one relationship I share with my professors is worth the financial investment my parents and I have decided to make in my future.

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