In 1906, the State Baptist Convention, in session in Shawnee, appointed a commission to make plans for the founding of a Baptist university. In 1907, a board of trustees was elected; and on February 9, 1910, the incorporation certificate for the Baptist University of Oklahoma was issued and a new university was born.
The Career Development Office provides career assessment services and information concerning vocational opportunities for students and alumni. We strive to support students by assisting them in discovering, realizing and pursuing the highest and best uses of their God-given talents. Our primary purpose is to effectively equip students with the necessary skills to prepare for life beyond OBU.
The campus nurse consults with students concerning health needs and practices. The nurse is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The nurse advises students concerning health problems, assists in contacting a physician, and plans/promotes health education programs campus-wide.
Oklahoma Baptist University is accredited by: