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Oakwood University

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Rating

Private

Type

1,772

Students

$18,974

Tuition

65%

Acceptance

#1019

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Huntsville, AL

7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL 35896

Oakwood University is a small historically black private college located in Huntsville, AL ranked 26thin Alabama. It has a total of 1,702 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 64.73% of applicants. Oakwood University offers 63 different majors and is best known for its pre physical therapy studies, non profit management, and counseling psychology programs (nationally ranked 7th, 17th, and 20th respectively). With a tuition cost of $18,974 per year, Oakwood University is moderately priced. 14% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $29,700 per year, which is 28% less than the national median.

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Cost

$19,990/Year
Above Average

Oakwood University

$19,990

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$37,764/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$27,157/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

65%Acceptance
Less Selective

Oakwood University

65%

National

69%
Sat

853 - 1108

45% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

15 - 21

66% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

1,702Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

316

Part-Time

2
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

12%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% General Studies8% Biology/Biological Sciences, General7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse71% Others

14% General Studies

8% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

71% Others

General Studies

14%

42 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

8%

25 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

21 Graduates

Theology/Theological Studies

5%

16 Graduates

Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

5%

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

4%

13 Graduates

Social Work

4%

13 Graduates

Counseling Psychology

4%

12 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

73,767

Academic Spend per Student

$7,680

Full-time Retention Rate

71%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$21,800/Year

Oakwood University

$21,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$21,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$29,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

14%