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Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%

Ouachita Baptist University Academics

Ouachita Baptist University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Ouachita Baptist University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Ouachita Baptist University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Ouachita Baptist University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 66% of students who start college at Ouachita Baptist University graduate within six years.

Ouachita Baptist University true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Ouachita Baptist University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Ouachita Baptist University?

Ouachita Baptist University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Ouachita Baptist University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Ouachita Baptist University

When choosing a major, Ouachita Baptist University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Ouachita Baptist University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Ouachita Baptist University false.Ouachita Baptist University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ouachita Baptist University

Does Ouachita Baptist University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ Ouachita Baptist University does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Ouachita Baptist University Have An Online Program?

✅ Ouachita Baptist University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Ouachita Baptist University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Ouachita Baptist University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Ouachita Baptist University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Ouachita Baptist University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Ouachita Baptist University.

Does Ouachita Baptist University Require Internships?

🟨 Ouachita Baptist University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University Library

The main library on campus is the Riley-Hickingbotham Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Ouachita Baptist University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Ouachita Baptist University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Arkansas


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Ouachita Baptist University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Ouachita Baptist University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Ouachita Baptist University include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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