Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University, often abbreviated as OBU, is a private, co-educational university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. It was established on September 6, 1886 as Ouachita College. Later, in 1965, the college expanded its curriculum and was renamed as Ouachita Baptist University. The university campus stretches across 160 acres of suburban land.

The schools within Ouachita Baptist University include the following:

  • Chesley and Elizabeth Pruet School of Christian Studies
  • Frank D. Hickingbotham School of Business
  • J. D. Patterson School of Natural Sciences
  • Michael D. Huckabee School of Education
  • School of Fine Arts
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • W.H. Sutton School of Social Sciences

The sports teams of OBU are known as the Tigers. The official mascot of the university is the Tiger. The students of the university show their mettle in intercollegiate basketball, swimming & diving, football, soccer, golf, cross country, baseball and softball.

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Computer Science
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Speech Teacher Education
Russian Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies, Other
Christian Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies And Missiology
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Graphic Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Musical Theatre
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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