Ottawa University

#3084 / #872
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1428
Most Desirable School
Private, non-profit, Christian liberal arts university in Ottawa, Kansas, United States

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About Ottawa University

According to Wikipedia, Ottawa University is a private Baptist liberal arts university with its main campus in Ottawa, Kansas, a second residential campus in Surprise, Arizona, and adult campuses in the Kansas City, Phoenix and Milwaukee metropolitan areas. It was founded in 1865 and is affiliated with the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma and the American Baptist Churches USA. The residential campus in Ottawa has a student enrollment of more than 850 students, while the OUAZ campus in Surprise boasts more than 900. In total, Ottawa University serves more than 4,000 students across all of its campuses and online.

Ottawa University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,845 70% 37% 975 19

How Much Does Ottawa University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$36,780
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $20,102
30K - 48K $22,127
48K - 75K $25,487
75K - 110K $27,807
110K+ $27,270

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Ottawa University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Ottawa University, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,100 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Ottawa University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
675 629 46

Where is Ottawa University?

Ottawa University is located at 1001 South Cedar, Ottawa KS 66067-3399

How Safe is Ottawa University?

Ottawa has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Ottawa University Known For?

Ottawa University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Ottawa University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Ottawa University's Most Influential Alumni?

Ottawa University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Nursing. Here are some of Ottawa University's most famous alumni:

Howard K. Gloyd
An American zoologist .
Michèle Lamont
Michèle Lamont
A Canadian sociologist.
Dorothy C. Stratton
Dorothy C. Stratton
A Director of the SPARS, the United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve during World War II.
Ocky Clark
An American middle-distance runner.
John Sherman
An American businessman.
Reema Harrysingh-Carmona
A Trinidad and Tobago economist.
Mitch Barnhart
An American athletic director.
Wayne Angell
An Economist/Governor of the Federal Reserve Board.
Leonard Erickson
An American oncologist .
Elizabeth Layton
Elizabeth Layton
An American "outsider" artist.
Leland H. Jenks
An American economic historian .
Abdul Alkalimat
A Professor of African American studies.

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