As a Christian liberal arts university, OBU transforms lives by equipping students to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ.
Oklahoma Baptist University is a nationally recognized liberal arts institution operated by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. OBU is located in Shawnee, a community of 31,500, 35 miles east of Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma Baptist University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities, its admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics or other university administered programs, or employment.
New employees are required to present an original social security card or birth certificate, and photo ID. Current federal law requires a new employee provide documentation to verify identity and employment eligibility within the first three business days of employment.