1,824
Students
Financial aid thermometer
6,500
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Oakwood University is a Comprehensive institution located in Huntsville, AL.

Location & Contact

Address 7000 Adventist Boulevard, NW
Huntsville, AL  35896
United States
Contact Mr. Jason McCracken
Director of Enrollment Management
Email: admission@oakwood.edu
Phone: 256-726-7354
Fax: 256-726-7154

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,492
Applied
856
Accepted
1,824
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

877
Females Applied
498
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

615
Males Applied
358
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.99
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan March 30th April 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

15,714
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Fees

1,006
Full-time student fees
9,312
Room & board
4,354
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

6,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,800
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,500
Avg. Loan Aid
2,000
Avg. Grant Aid
2,500
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,824
Total undergrad students
81%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (58%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 64%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Graduation and Youth Motivational Task Force Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
United Student Movement

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

171
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 103
Part-time - 68
Male - 86
Female - 85