Paying for OBU

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$29,120
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$13,720
On-campus Living Costs
$11,200
Off-campus Living Costs
$13,280
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$725

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Ouachita Baptist University are $29,120 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $29,120 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas, the undergraduate tuition & fees are expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are inexpensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Lyon College and Hendrix College, tuition & fees of Ouachita Baptist University is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $30,640.
The average living cost of the school is $11,200 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $13,280.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Ouachita Baptist University are $29,120 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 4.14% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $13,720 on average.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$22,800 $520$22,800 $520
2017$24,400 $540$24,400 $540
2018$25,300 $570$25,300 $570
2019$26,200 $590$26,200 $590
2020$27,280 $620$27,280 $620
2021$28,480 $640$28,480 $640

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $11,200 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $13,280.
The living cost at the school has increased by 2.94% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$6,900$2,470$7,600$2,970
2017$7,380$2,540$7,785$2,970
2018$7,630$3,000$7,930$3,300
2019$7,880$3,000$7,930$3,300
2020$8,000$3,200$9,280$4,000
2021$8,000$3,430$9,470$4,200

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,100 at Ouachita Baptist University. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Ouachita Baptist University 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,100
2017$1,100
2018$1,100
2019$1,100
2020$1,100
2021$1,100

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Ouachita Baptist University is $725 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearTuition per Credit Hour
2016$650
2017$700
2018$725
2019$725
2020$725
2021$725

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart