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Oakwood University Student Life

Oakwood University is on a 1,200-acre campus in in Huntsville, Alabama. There are many activities and organizations for Oakwood University students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Oakwood University does not have fraternities or sororities.

The Oakwood University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Graduation and Youth Motivational Task Force Week.

Oakwood University Housing

Oakwood University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Oakwood University students live on campus. In 2021, 64% of undergrads at Oakwood University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Oakwood University. There are 1,220 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,824 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,175 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 89% students stay on-campus. Oakwood University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Is Oakwood University Safe?

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.

Oakwood University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The school also has student security patrols.

Oakwood University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

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Oakwood University Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

19%

In State

81%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

86%

7%

3%

2%

1%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

1,824

Non-Resident / International Students

144

Oakwood University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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

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