Oakwood University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Oakwood University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Oakwood University and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,164 out of 2,473 applicants were admitted making Oakwood University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Oakwood University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Oakwood University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT43%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Oakwood University?
Oakwood University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 43 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg +||47%-60%|
|970 to 1070||Avg -||34%-47%|
|870 to 970||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 870||Low||<23%|
Oakwood University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT76%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oakwood University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>63%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||47%-63%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||37%-47%|
|15 to 17||Reach||28%-37%|
|Less than 15||Low||<28%|
Avg. High School GPA3.03
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #21 in Alabama for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Oakwood University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
57% of Oakwood University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||32%|
|Top 50% of class||57%|
|Bottom 50% of class||43%|
|Bottom 25% of class||18%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||33%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Oakwood University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.