Ottawa, KS

School Details

Since its establishment in 1865, Ottawa University has been affiliated with Baptist churches and since 1905, and has specific affiliation with the American Baptist Church. The university’s purpose is "to provide the highest quality liberal arts and professional education in a caring, Christ-centered community of grace which integrates faith, learning and life."

Ottawa University has multiple campuses, with its main campus located in Ottawa, Kansas. Ottawa University offers degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate level that can be earned entirely online from the Ottawa Online Campus. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Ottawa University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in English Bachelor of Arts in History


Bachelor of Arts in Accounting Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Management Bachelor of Arts in Management of Information Systems Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Finance Master of Accountancy Master of Arts in Human Resources Master of Arts in Leadership Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Master of Business Administration / Leadership Development Master of Business Administration / Population Health/Health Care Management Master of Business Administration / School Business Operations Master of Business Administration / Strategic Innovation


Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education Master of Arts in Education / Curriculum & Instruction Master of Arts in Education / Educational Leadership Master of Arts in Education / Learning Technologies Master of Arts in Education / School Guidance Counseling


Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management

Math & Science

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Human & Social Services Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling Master of Arts in Counseling Master of Science in Addiction Counseling