Private 4 Year

Oakland City University

Oakland City, Indiana

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Oakland City University overview
Location Oakland City, Indiana
Online oak.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Oakland City University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Oakland City University, located in Oakland City, Indiana, is a private institution established in 1885. With its main campus situated in a small-town setting, the university presents a tranquil atmosphere that contrasts with the bustling environments of larger institutions. Part of its character is defined by the Classical Revival architecture that is evident in some of its campus buildings. Offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, the university is particularly known for its School of Education, while Business Administration and Management are among the popular majors for students. The university facilitates on-campus living with available housing options to foster an inclusive educational experience. In terms of the application process, Oakland City University is known for having a somewhat selective admissions policy. It is within easy reach of Evansville, the nearest sizable city, providing students with access to urban amenities and cultural experiences. Oakland City University does not specifically emphasize its athletic programs as a defining characteristic.

In the most recent statistical year 883 prospective students applied, and 492 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 128 enrolled in the school.  704 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 176 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $26,400 plus fees of $0.












Oakland City University is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Very Easy
Oakland City University overview
SAT 850/1150
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.29

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Oakland City University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,400
Budget for Other Expenses$4,182
Total One Year Cost$42,482

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oakland City University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Computer and Information Sciences 23%
Education 14%
Human Services 6%
Agriculture 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152099 IPEDS survey data for Oakland City University.

Current students may use the Oakland City University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.