Private 4 Year

Oakwood University Admission Requirements

Huntsville, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Oakwood University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Oakwood University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Oakwood University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Oakwood University is 72%.  It ranks #10 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Oakwood University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 633 out of 881 applicants were admitted.

Oakwood University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.99. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Oakwood University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 30.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Oakwood University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.99 or better
  • Earn B- grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Oakwood University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Oakwood University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Oakwood University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Oakwood University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Oakwood University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Oakwood University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Oakwood University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Oakwood University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Oakwood University?

You can get into Oakwood University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oakwood University was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Oakwood University accepts 72% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

56.1% of Oakwood University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Oakwood University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7.9%
Top 25% of class 22.8%
Top 50% of class 56%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Oakwood University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 580 293 881
Accepted 391 242 633
Acceptance Rate 67% 83% 72%
Enrolled 162 122 284
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 50% 45%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 33 days left until the Fall 2023 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Oakwood University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Oakwood University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Oakwood University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
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
Other Colleges to Consider 

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


Does Oakwood University prefer SAT or ACT?

46% of students submit their SAT scores to Oakwood University. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Oakwood University?

72% of those who apply are granted admission to Oakwood University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.