EIN 71-0239383

Ouachita Baptist University (OBU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1,210
City
Arkadelphia
Year formed
1886
Most recent tax filings
2022-05-01
Description
Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) is a nationally ranked Christian liberal arts university in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, with students from nearly 30 states and 30 nations.
Total revenues
$81,564,006
2022
Total expenses
$82,926,927
2022
Total assets
$225,528,088
2022
Num. employees
1,210
2022

Program areas at OBU

Institution of private christian higher education affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist state convention offering residential undergraduate, online undergraduate, and graduate degrees in various disciplines to approximately 1,800 students from approximately 25 states and 23 countries.

Who funds Ouachita Baptist University (OBU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Everett Family FoundationGeneral Support$100,000
Avis FoundationSalary for Autism Studies, Aba Thero$100,000
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund (GSPF)Education$100,000
...and 33 more grants received totalling $920,341
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$7,172,726
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$1,966,011
Department of EducationCOVID-19 HIGHER EDUCATION EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND - STUDENT PORTION$1,903,176
...and 9 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at OBU

NameTitleCompensation
Jason TolbertChief Financial Officer$109,211
Phelps, BillChief Information Officer It Services$89,931
Shepherd, LewisVice President for Community and Intercultural Engagement Comm and Intercultural Engagement Ec
Matros, BrantDirector of Annual Giving Development
Roberson, CarrieDirector of Development
...and 40 more key personnel

Financials for OBU

RevenuesFYE 05/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,959,122
Program services$51,272,036
Investment income and dividends$3,459,071
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$91,138
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,978,487
Net income from fundraising events$-22,306
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,826,458
Total revenues$81,564,006

Form 990s for OBU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-052023-03-17990View PDF
2021-052022-04-11990View PDF
2021-052022-03-28990View PDF
2020-052021-04-14990View PDF
2019-052021-01-12990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 11, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 8 new vendors, including , , , , , , , and
June 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 15, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
June 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
May 27, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Issues
Education
Characteristics
ChristianReligiousFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998
County
Clark County, AR
Website URL
obu.edu/ 
Phone
(870) 245-5000
Facebook page
ouachita 
Twitter profile
@ouachita 
IRS details
EIN
71-0239383
Fiscal year end
May
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1886
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Central organization
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