Oakwood University Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Oakwood University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Oakwood University? The school has a 48% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,053 out of 2,177 applicants were admitted making Oakwood University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Oakwood University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Oakwood University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 840
SAT Scores for Oakwood University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1090
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Oakwood University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 715. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 965 out of 1600. 48 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Oakwood University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >61%
965 to 1090 Avg + 48%-61%
840 to 965 Avg - 35%-48%
715 to 840 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 715 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Oakwood University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Oakwood University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Oakwood University?

Admission data indicates that Oakwood University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oakwood University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Oakwood University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >64%
18 to 21 Avg + 48%-64%
16 to 18 Avg - 38%-48%
14 to 16 Reach 28%-38%
Less than 14 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Oakwood University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oakwood University was 3.03 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Oakwood University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Oakwood University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 15% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 4% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach


Admission Statistics

Oakwood University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,347 830 2,177
Accepted 652 401 1,053
Acceptance Rate 48% 48% 48%
Enrolled 230 161 391
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 40% 37%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Oakwood University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Oakwood University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Oakwood University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101912 IPEDS survey data for Oakwood University.