Financial Aid at OBU

Financial Aid Amount Received
$19,432 (66.73% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
98% of 1,660 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

1,486 undergraduate students (98% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Ouachita Baptist University. The percentage of students who received financial aid average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Lyon College and Hendrix College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 97.33%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $19,432 and the average loan amount is $6,217. The average financial aid amount is 66.73% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $29,120).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid1,486 98%$28,876,220$19,432
Pell Grants446 29%$2,064,852$4,630
Federal Students Loans970 64%$6,030,710$6,217
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid467100%--
Grant or scholarship aid464 99%$8,662,993$18,670
Federal Grants146 31%$716,490$4,907
Pell Grants144 31%$677,180$4,703
Other Federal Grants32 7%$39,310$1,228
State/Local Grants275 59%$497,000$1,807
Institutional Grants444 95%$7,449,503$16,778
Student Loans344 74%$2,153,495$6,260
Federal Student Loans344 74%$1,849,482$5,376
Other Student Loans27 6%$304,013$11,260

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 464 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Ouachita Baptist University.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $18,670 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,260.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Ouachita Baptist University.

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