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OBU has a reputation for strong academic programs, with liberal arts curriculum designed to help you connect different fields for a well-rounded education. At OBU, faculty members work together across the disciplines and form relationships with students, challenging you to excel. With a student/faculty ratio of 14:1, OBU offers a climate where you can ask questions and find answers. You can craft a Christian worldview that is informed because you are able to learn in an environment that encourages discussion and provides opportunities for students and faculty to investigate how academic fields connect to the claims of Christ.
OBU is consistently listed among the top colleges and universities in the nation. Our students are thoroughly prepared for graduate school and frequently recognized for their accomplishments.
Your college journey is not a solo trip. Everyone needs support, encouragement and motivation. Engaging in a community like OBU provides you with opportunities to foster and build relationships, develop your leadership abilities and create lifelong friendships through shared experiences.
OBU is intentional about helping you sharpen your God-given skills and abilities. Explore the 60-plus campus organizations and fine the avenue to reach your full potential.
Intramural sports offer a great way to be active and involved! They provide a balance of fun and competition, with plenty of memories to be made. OBU intramurals include a variety of sports, from flag football and ultimate Frisbee to lesser-known sports such as futsal and quidditch. You might even spot one of your professors among the competitors.
Facilities and Resources
200 acre campus, 34 major buildings
Athletics / Sports
This is your invitation to join a community of sports lovers, a world-class coaching staff and committed athletes. Whether you want to scream like a maniac from the stands or stretch your athletic ability, OBU has a place for you on the team.
We offer 21 varsity sports and eight junior varsity sports, making us one of the largest programs in the NAIA.
Our athletes have claimed 179 All-American recognitions. When you join OBU Athletics, you’re joining good company – the company of champions.
Eligibility requirements—Must meet two out of three of the following criteria:
Cumulative high school GPA of at least a 2.0
ACT composite of at least 18/ SAT of at least 860
Top 50 percent of high school graduating class
Financial Aid / Tuition
Dreaming big doesn’t mean a big price tag. We think you will be surprised how affordable OBU truly is. In fact, 99 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid. This year, we provided $20.5 million in scholarships to individuals just like you. We offer grants based on financial need and academic, athletic and talent scholarships.
Learn about additional opportunities for scholarships and financial aid on our website.
No essay, no application fee required.
Regular Admission: Those having an ACT composite of at least a 20 or a recentered SAT of at least 950 and:
Weighted high school GPA of at least 3.00 or
Class rank in the upper half
Conditional Admission: Please contact the OBU Admissions Office for details regarding conditional admission.
Other Cool Facts
Finding the right fit is a crucial part of the college decision process. Take the next step in your journey and see if OBU is the place for you.
Connect with us by visiting campus and experiencing first-hand what makes OBU such a special place to learn and grow.
CAMPUS VISIT EVENTS
2013 Fall Preview Day September 7
Be a Bison Day September 13, 27
Be a Bison Day October 11, 25
Night on the Hill November 3-4
Be a Bison Day November 15
Be a Bison Day December 4
2014 Be a Bison Day January 20
Winter Preview Day February 1
Be a Bison Day February 14
Night on the Hill March 6-7
Spring Preview Day April 5
Be a Bison Day April 11