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:
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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