Oakwood University


Student Population
Best Colleges National Rank
 Location Huntsville, Alabama
 Online oakwood.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventists
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, Oakwood University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Seventh Day Adventists faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,992 prospective students applied, and 946 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 338 enrolled in the school.  1,643 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 106 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $15,744 plus fees of $1,006. Oakwood University is ranked 825 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Cost to Attend

Costs for Oakwood University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,440
Other Fees$1,006
Room and Board $9,700
Budget for Other Expenses$7,890
Total One Year Cost$35,780


Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
35% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for Oakwood University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 18% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 30% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 35% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Oakwood University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Oakwood University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.