Oklahoma Baptist University

Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a co-educational Christian liberal arts university located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and owned by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Established in 1910, OBU is ranked No.2 among baccalaureate colleges in the western region in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” ratings and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 16 consecutive years. According to The Princeton Review, OBU is a 2010 “Best in the West” institution and one of "America's Best Value Colleges." OBU was named Oklahoma's top-ranked university in the Forbes.com 2010 listing of "America's Best Colleges" and was the state's top college in the Forbes.com list of "America's Best College Buys."

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