Oakwood University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Oakwood University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,750 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1896 and is one of the 7 schools and colleges located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Oakwood University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Seventh Day Adventists.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at Oakwood University.

Oakwood University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Management, Biology, General Studies, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
76%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Oakwood University is fair at 76% (well above Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Oakwood University is low - 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Oakwood University is pretty good, 12:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,900
High
Average tuition price is fairly high, about $15,800 per year. The additional fees at Oakwood University not covered by tuition are nearly $1,100; this comes to a total of $16,900 annually.

Read the details about Oakwood University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,992 applications were submitted and 946 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your credits for life experience and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Oakwood University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Medium
Oakwood University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Oakwood University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Oakwood University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $4,700 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Oakwood University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Oakwood University Location and Maps



Post Address: Oakwood University, 7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896, USA
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