Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK 74804
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Oklahoma Baptist University is one of the fourteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Oklahoma. The campus is located in Shawnee town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,093 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 555 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 400 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 59% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Oklahoma Baptist University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $23,940, and fees were $2,900. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $23,940 and $2,900 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students2,093
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 26
Master's degree 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
05/01/1960 - 12/31/2011
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/05/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/05/2009 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1150
ACT20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$778/credit
In State Students$778/credit
Out of State Students$778/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$450/credit
In State Students$450/credit
Out of State Students$450/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $35,010 $35,010 $35,010
ADN 70 $54,460 $54,460 $54,460
BSN 125 $97,250 $97,250 $97,250
FNP 50 $22,500 $22,500 $22,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Oklahoma Baptist University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $3,989
Other Federal Grant 10% $1,943
State Grant & Scholarships 13% $3,413
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $16,433
Federal Student Loans 60% $5,615
Private Loans 5% $10,219


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,270
$30,001 to $48,000$14,302
$48,001 to $75,000$15,596
$75,001 to $110,000$17,089
Over $110,000$23,852

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oklahoma state board of nursing.
Oklahoma Baptist University
500 W University
Shawnee, OK 74804

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