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Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL 4-Year Private

About Oakwood University

Oakwood University is a private, religous school located in the of Huntsville, AL

Founded in 1896, Oakwood University currently enrolls around 1,824 students a year, including 1,824 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Oakwood University

Acceptance rate: 34%

Average GPA: 2.99

Mean ACT score: 20

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Oakwood University Acceptance Rate 2019

It is minimally difficult to get into Oakwood University. Oakwood University accepts around 34 percent of applicants each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Oakwood University is 2.99 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 20.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Oakwood University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Oakwood University, around 89 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 395 students who started at Oakwood University as first-time freshman, 113 graduate within four years.

Oakwood University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 46 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $15,000 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Oakwood University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Oakwood University a good school for YOU?

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Oakwood University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oakwood University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Oakwood University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Oakwood University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Oakwood University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Oakwood University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Oakwood University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

400 - 510

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Reading SAT Range

410 - 513

Oakwood University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$19,990

In State

$19,990

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$18,974
$18,974
Fees
$1,016
$1,016
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Oakwood University is like? There are approximately 1,824 students enrolled at Oakwood University. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 19% percent are from AL and 81% percent of students are from other states.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

19%

In State

81%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,824

Campus Setting

Acceptance Rate

34%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$19,990

Out-of-State

$19,990

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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