Acceptance Rate
61%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
28%
Freshmen Enrollment
441
SAT Scores
1,155
ACT Scores
25

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,538 students have applied and 1,559 students have allowed to admit to Ouachita Baptist University (Acceptance rate: 61.43%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 28.29 % where 441 students have finally enrolled out of 1,559 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Lyon College and Hendrix College, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 57.00%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 20.50%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,155 and the average ACT score is 25 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Ouachita Baptist University is average than the schools (average score is 1,214). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Ouachita Baptist University1,15525
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,18827
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas109370

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Ouachita Baptist University, 107 students submitted SAT scores (24% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,155 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530630
Mathematics530620
Total1,0601,250
At Ouachita Baptist University, 389 students submitted ACT scores (88% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 25 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2128
English2131
Mathematics1927
Total6186

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Ouachita Baptist University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Ouachita Baptist University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended