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Oklahoma Baptist University Student Life

Oklahoma Baptist University is on a 300-acre campus in a small town setting in Shawnee, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Baptist University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Oklahoma Baptist University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Oklahoma Baptist University has a thriving Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Oklahoma Baptist University include University Concert Series, Student Foundation, Blitz Week Activities and Canterbury.

Oklahoma Baptist University students' favorite campus traditions are Biggie, Freshmen Follies and Spring Affair.

Does Oklahoma Baptist University Offer Student Housing?

Oklahoma Baptist University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 1,634 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,647 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,106 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Oklahoma Baptist University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Oklahoma Baptist University Athletics

At Oklahoma Baptist University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Oklahoma Baptist University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Safety at Oklahoma Baptist University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Oklahoma Baptist University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Oklahoma Baptist University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Oklahoma Baptist University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Oklahoma Baptist University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Oklahoma Baptist University, take Interstate 40 to Shawnee, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Oklahoma you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Oklahoma Baptist University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Oklahoma Baptist University Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

63%

In State

37%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

68%

18%

6%

4%

2%

1%

1%

1%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

1,647

Graduate Students

116

Non-Resident / International Students

33

Oklahoma Baptist University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,763

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

58%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,050

Out-of-State

$32,050

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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