Oakwood University

Institution Details

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Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentLeslie Pollard
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - Seventh Day Adventists
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 2,019
Number of Men 870
Number of Women 1,149
Percentage Women57%
Percentage Men43 %
Full-time Students 1884
Part-time Students 135
Number of Applicants 2,502
Number of Admitted 793
Admissions Rate 32%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 14 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $14,530
Books and Supplies $1,400
On Campus Room and Board $9,514
In-state Fees $884
Out of State Tuition $884
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$27,237

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 90%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$6,766
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 57%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $3,860
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 51%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,161
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 75%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $8,221
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Biology/Biological Sciences, General27
Theology/Theological Studies23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse21
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management20
General Studies19
Psychology, General14
Elementary Education and Teaching14
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies13
Business Administration and Management, General11
Social Work10
Pastoral Studies/Counseling9
Health/Health Care Administration/Management8
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General8

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree310
Associate's Degree4

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

Institution’s internet website address http://www.oakwood.edu
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.