Oakwood University: Ranking & Review

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Top 24%

Oakwood University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate47%46%48%
Applicants2,4739661,507
Admissions1,164443721
Enrolled undergraduates368146222
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,711717994

110 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

36 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores160
Percent of students submitting SAT scores43%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
515
Math
480

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores279
Percent of students submitting ACT scores76%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
19
ACT Math
18

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $100.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Oakwood University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$35,750$35,750
Off-campus$34,210$34,210
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,650 and other expenses per full academic year.

Oakwood University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,243 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$15,714$15,714
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,006$1,006
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$678$678
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,888$12,888
Fees for full-time graduates$788$788
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$537$537

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs27072
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities4949
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4949
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4949
Theology and Religious Vocations22729
Psychology2626
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2525
Education1212
Social Sciences1111
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1111
Visual and Performing Arts99
Mathematics and Statistics77
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
History33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
English Language and Literature & Letters22
Physical Sciences22
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total23627371

A total of 364 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Oakwood University.

At the master's level 7 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%37%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesOU
Founded1896
MottoEducation, Excellence, Eternity
Religious affiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff367
Instructional FTE124
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww2.oakwood.edu
Address7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, Alabama, 35896
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population180,000
Phone2567267000
Fax+1 (256) 726 7154

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