|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Oakwood University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,149 out of 1,775 applicants were admitted making Oakwood University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. Oakwood University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Oakwood University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||403|
|SAT Composite 25th||853|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||578|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1108|
|Average SAT Score||980|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Oakwood University?
Oakwood University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 853 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1108 and Above||Good||>76%|
|980 to 1108||Avg +||65%-76%|
|853 to 980||Avg -||52%-65%|
|726 to 853||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 726||Low||<39%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 67 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oakwood University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>77%|
|19 to 23||Avg +||65%-77%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||54%-65%|
|13 to 16||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 13||Low||<43%|
What GPA do you need to get into Oakwood University?
Applicants 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Oakwood University accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||22%||33%||26%|
Applicants have 51 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Oakwood University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Oakwood University and what student information is used for 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.
46% of students submit their SAT scores to Oakwood University. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to Oakwood University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 853 and 1108. 46% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 67% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.