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Oakland City University

138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, IN

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Oakland City University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Oakland City, Indiana, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Baptist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled yearly at Oakland City University.

Areas of study available at Oakland City University include:

  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Agriculture Operations

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 18 to 23 on the ACT or 1240 to 1545 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for admission. This school has an acceptance rate of around 69% of which only 75% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $18,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their cost of attending Oakland City University. The price of on-campus housing is around $2,900 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Oakland City University "Mighty Oaks" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the Oakland City University website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Oakland City University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Oakland City University is about 1,500. The student body is made up of 86% undergraduate students and 6% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $25,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $760-$910 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$10,375
Receiving Student Loans70%$10,907
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Oakland City University may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Oakland City University is close to 63%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Theology (Ministry) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 2004)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Oakland City University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Division Ii Independents)
  • Basketball (Division Ii Independents)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Oakland City University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Oakland City University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
55.29%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
97%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$9,082