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Oakland City, Indiana

Oakland City University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Oakland City University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.3%
Admission Difficulty for Oakland City University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Oakland City University and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 413 out of 579 applicants were admitted making Oakland City University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Oakland City University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Oakland City University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
58%
SAT Scores for Oakland City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Oakland City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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

Oakland City University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 58 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

Oakland City University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >81%
1125 to 1220 Avg + 71%-81%
1030 to 1125 Avg - 59%-71%
935 to 1030 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 935 Low <46%
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Oakland City University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
52%
ACT Scores for Oakland City University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Oakland City University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Oakland City University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oakland City University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Oakland City University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >81%
21 to 24 Avg + 71%-81%
18 to 21 Avg - 59%-71%
15 to 18 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 15 Low <46%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Oakland City University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oakland City University was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Oakland City University accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Oakland City University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Oakland City University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 376 203 579
Accepted 269 144 413
Acceptance Rate 72% 71% 71%
Enrolled 61 38 99
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 26% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 8, 2020
Days left to Apply
357

Applicants have 357 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Sep 8, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Oakland City University before the Sep 8 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Oakland City University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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