Oakland City University is on a 34-acre campus in the rural setting of Oakland City, Indiana.
Oakland City University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Oakland City University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Oakland City University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the 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 Criminal Justice Student Association.
Oakland City University students' favorite campus traditions are Founder's Day, Homecoming and Spring Formal.
This table offers information on housing at Oakland City University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||66%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||257|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||34%|
Oakland City University offers on-campus housing. 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 2022, 66% of undergrads at Oakland City University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Oakland City University. In the 2021-2022 school year, 257 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 24% students stay on-campus. 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|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||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. 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.
Additionally, Oakland City University has University Police Department.
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.
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