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Oakland City, Indiana

Oakland City University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Oakland City University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
49.7%
Admission Difficulty for Oakland City University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Oakland City University and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 502 out of 1,010 applicants were admitted making Oakland City 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 76 percent. Oakland City University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% 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
910-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Oakland City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Oakland City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1010

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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 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 55 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Oakland City University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >63%
1010 to 1110 Avg + 50%-63%
910 to 1010 Avg - 37%-50%
810 to 910 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 810 Low <26%
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Oakland City University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
41%
ACT Scores for Oakland City University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Oakland City University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
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 Oakland City University?

Admission data indicates that Oakland City 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 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 41 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
22 and Above Good >63%
19 to 22 Avg + 50%-63%
16 to 19 Avg - 37%-50%
13 to 16 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 13 Low <26%
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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 #33 in Indiana for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Oakland City University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Oakland City University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 676 334 1,010
Accepted 323 179 502
Acceptance Rate 48% 54% 50%
Enrolled 65 75 140
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 42% 28%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 8, 2020
Days left to Apply
157

Applicants have 157 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
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

55% of students submit their SAT scores to Oakland City University. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Oakland City 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 910 and 1110. 55% 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 22. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.