Ouachita Baptist University is a Christ-centered learning community. Embracing the liberal arts tradition, the university prepares individuals for ongoing intellectual and spiritual growth, lives of meaningful work, and reasoned engagement with the world.
As a leading liberal arts university, Ouachita has earned a strong academic reputation. Combine all that with a close-knit campus community, and you have a setting where students thrive academically, spiritually, and personally.
Year after year, Ouachita is ranked among the nation’s top colleges by such publications as U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. Our students also earn state and national recognition for accomplishments ranging from scientific research and business competitions to student publications and musical performances.
Your liberal arts education at Ouachita not only exposes you to a variety of fields and interests but also prepares you to launch a meaningful career or succeed in grad school. Your classroom experiences will be strengthened with high-impact experiences like hands-on labs, fieldwork, and internships. Our faculty and staff have an open the door to invest in you professionally, spiritually, and personally.
At Ouachita, we are committed to a love of God and a love of learning. This is an environment where you will be challenged to carefully explore and embrace what you believe while building a lifelong focus on helping others and making a difference for the Kingdom of God.