Oklahoma Baptist University is on a 300-acre campus in the small town setting of Shawnee, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City.
There are many activities and organizations for Oklahoma Baptist University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Oklahoma Baptist University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Oklahoma Baptist University has the Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
This table offers information on housing at Oklahoma Baptist University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,634|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,106|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Oklahoma Baptist University offers on-campus 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 1,430 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,106 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.
Oklahoma Baptist University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
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 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 Oklahoma Baptist University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Oklahoma Baptist University, take Interstate 40 to Shawnee, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.
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