Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama
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Oakwood University Overview

Student population

Address7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL
School Websitewww2.oakwood.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Oakwood University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Huntsville, Alabama that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,706 students applied to Oakwood University. Of those students, 1,124 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Oakwood University was $18,726, in addition to fees of $1,006. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Oakwood University.

Oakwood University has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Oakwood University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Oakwood University acceptance rate is 66%. To put this into perspective, 1,124 of the 1,706 students who applied to Oakwood University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Oakwood University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Oakwood University had an SAT score between the range of 942 and 1,010. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Oakwood University was between 16 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Oakwood University as part of their application.

Oakwood University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Oakwood University, the tuition for in-state residents is $18,726. Combined with fees of $1,006, room and board costs of $9,700, other expenses of $7,890 and the $1,440 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,732 in tuition.

Students at Oakwood University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Oakwood University was $4,964 last year, with 47% of students being awarded federal aid.

Oakwood University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Oakwood University.

Oakwood University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 77% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 16% of students come from in-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Oakwood University is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Oakwood University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIAL SCIENCES
EDUCATION
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
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