Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL

Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
51%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
52%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 937
Declined 1,791
Total Received 2,728
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Private

1,824

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Oakwood University, founded in 1896, is a private, church-affiliated, historically black, liberal arts university. Its 105-acre main campus is located five miles from downtown Huntsville.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,824
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Seventh-day Adventist
Historically Black college/university yes

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105-acre main campus in Huntsville (population: 194,585). Served by air and bus; train serves Birmingham (150 miles). School operates transportation to shopping mall and hospitals.

  • Campus Size: hectares

Oakwood University
7000 Adventist Boulevard
Huntsville, AL
35896

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • United Student Movement

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Graduation
  • Youth Motivational Task Force Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
56%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
22%
400-499
51%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
52%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.99

Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 937
Declined 1,791
Total Received 2,728

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Dietetics/Dietitian
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,824

total students

19%

in-state

81%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,824
students

Female
58%
1,058

Male
42%
766

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,712
students

Female
58%
985

Male
42%
727

7%

112
students

Female
66%
73

Male
34%
39

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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