Oakland City University

138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, United States
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Overview of Oakland City University

About this school

Oakland City, founded in 1885, is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 20-acre campus is located in Oakland City, 30 miles north of Evansville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,113
    • Men:485 (43.6%)
    • Women:628 (56.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Oakland City University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
138 North Lucretia Street
City, State, Zip
Oakland City, IN  47660-1099
Phone
(812) 749-4781 x222
Fax
(812) 749-1233
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 595 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 384 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 211 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
181 (45%) of 399 admitted students enrolled
Women
96 (37%) of 261 admitted students enrolled
Men
85 (62%) of 138 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
16%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
525 average |480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
31%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
522 average |469-583 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
21%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $24,000 (60.31363088057901%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,900 (24.879372738238843%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,414 (3.5534780860474466%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,478 (11.2535182951347%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Oakland City University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 10
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001824
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
80 (93.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
80 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
80 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$23,488
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 65 (81.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,343
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 65 (81.3%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
435 (34.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
435 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
435 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
34%
Average Award
$21,053
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 377 (86.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,567
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 377 (86.7%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


36

Part-Time Faculty


151

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 66% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
152,488

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
200
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Oakland City University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


42.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,246

Nearest Metropolitan Area


20 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
30 mile(s) from campus in Evansville
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Princeton
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Evansville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Oakland City University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government association, good news players, art guild, focus, intramural sports

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


572

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,113
Women
628
Men
485

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 6.4% Black/African-American
  • 2.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.9% White
  • 10.0% Unknown

International Students


1.3% from 11 countries

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


190

Student Resources

Study resources