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Ouachita Baptist University Student Life

Ouachita Baptist University is on a 200-acre campus in a small town setting in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, not far from Little Rock. There are many activities and organizations for Ouachita Baptist University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Ouachita Baptist University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Ouachita Baptist University has a thriving Phi Beta Lambda. In fact, more students participate in Phi Beta Lambda than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Ouachita Baptist University include Student Foundation, Student Education Association, Campus Activities Board and International Club.

The Ouachita Baptist University community comes together each year for Tiger Tunes, Tiger Traks and Homecoming.

Does Ouachita Baptist University Offer Student Housing?

Ouachita Baptist University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Ouachita Baptist University students live on campus. In 2021, 96% of undergrads at Ouachita Baptist University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Ouachita Baptist University. There are 1,608 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,664 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,329 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Ouachita Baptist University Athletics

At Ouachita 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 university, funding, and competition 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 Ouachita Baptist University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Swimming And Diving Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Ouachita Baptist University Safe?

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.

Ouachita Baptist University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Ouachita Baptist University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. 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 Ouachita 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 Ouachita Baptist University, take Interstate 30 to Arkadelphia, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field airport.

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

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Keep Reading About Ouachita Baptist University

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Ouachita Baptist University Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

63%

In State

37%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

82%

7%

5%

3%

2%

1%

0.36%

Undergraduate Students

1,664

Graduate Students

40

Non-Resident / International Students

35

Ouachita Baptist University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,704

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,140

Out-of-State

$30,140

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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