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Ouachita Baptist University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Arkadelphia, AR

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$40,200
Tuition and Fees
$27,900
Room and Board
$8,000
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$3,200
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001102
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
410 (93.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
303 (73.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
303 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
168 (55.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$28,780
Need-Based Gift
Received by 297 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,646
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 229 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,602
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 32 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
137 (31.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,954

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,261 (83.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
960 (76.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
958 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
526 (54.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$29,837
Need-Based Gift
Received by 923 (96.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,174
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 745 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,985
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 115 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
516 (34.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,571

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,157
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
9.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private lender loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
588
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
239
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
283
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
1,272
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,900

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