Oakland City University is on a 34-acre campus in a rural setting in Oakland City, Indiana. There are many activities and organizations for Oakland City University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Oakland City University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Oakland City University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Oakland City University include Black Student Union, Theatre and Arts Club, Psychology Club and Education Club.
The Oakland City University community comes together each year for Founder's Day, Homecoming and Spring Formal.
Oakland City University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Oakland City University students live on campus. In 2021, 61% of undergrads at Oakland City University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 39% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Oakland City University.In the 2020-21 school year, 247 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Oakland City University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Oakland City University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Oakland City University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Oakland City University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Oakland City University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Oakland City University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Oakland City University, take Interstate 69 to Oakland City, IN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Evansville Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Oakland City University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
To learn more about Oakland City University, choose from the options below:
See what others are saying about Oakland City University in the College Confidential forums.
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation