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Oakland City University
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  • 4 Year
  • OAKLAND CITY, IN

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade unavailable
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Oakland City is a private, Christian university located in Oakland City, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 555 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Oakland City acceptance rate is 63%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 57% of students, Oakland City alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,300.

About

138 N LUCRETIA ST
OAKLAND CITY, IN 47660
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
River States Conference

Oakland City University Rankings

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Oakland City Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1130
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$12,481 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,297 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 4 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 6 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 6 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    7%
  • On Campus
    92%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
555 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
545
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
37%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Average
    57%
  • Hard working and motivated
    29%
  • Outgoing
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
71%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 10 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Professional
    50%
  • Engaging
    25%
  • Average
    13%
  • Intense
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
60%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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