Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL

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Oakwood University

Oakwood University

Oakwood University Student Essentials

Oakwood University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventists
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Ambassador
Website: www.oakwood.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $15,414
Out-of-State Tuition: $15,414
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 2,187
Year Established: 1896

About Oakwood University

An African-American school affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist church, Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, provides a spiritually sound environment in which to pursue an academic or religious education.

In addition to degrees in Religion and Theology, Oakwood grants bachelor’s in academic and professional programs of study like:

  • Business and Information
  • Communication and Fine Arts
  • Education
  • History and Political Science
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Social Work

A large part of Oakwood’s student life is involves spiritual activities such as:

  • Chapel services
  • Missionary programs
  • Bible study
  • Outreach organizations

To be considered for admissions, applicants must submit an online application and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. If their GPA is below 2.0, then applicants must submit an essay explaining their grade point average and proposing ways that they will attempt to improve their performance once at Oakwood.

Financial aid is awarded through scholarships, which are based on academic merit or other factors and usually cover partial tuition. There are also exclusively need-based awards like Pell grants and loans.

Oakwood University Map & Location

Oakwood University
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896


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Getting Around Oakwood University

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Transit

Poor transit. This area has very little public transportation.

2/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Huntsville, AL

Winter
Dec
54
34
Jan
51
32
Feb
56
36
Spring
Mar
65
42
Apr
74
50
May
81
59
Summer
Jun
88
67
Jul
91
71
Aug
91
69
Fall
Sep
85
63
Oct
75
51
Nov
64
42

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,130
Freshman Class 689
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,187

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 94%
  • Caucasian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 1%
African American 94%
Caucasian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 97%
Graduate 3%
Full-Time 56%
Part-Time 44%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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