Oakland City University

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General Information

Admission Office

138 North Lucretia Street

Oakland City, IN 47660

(812) 749-4781

(800) 737-5125

Fax: (812) 749-1433

Contact: Betty Burns

Director of Admissions
Main Address

138 North Lucretia Street

Oakland City, IN 47660

(812) 749-4781


Total undergrads: 1,529

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,529


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 82%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A,B
Graphic Design B
Industrial Design A,B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General A


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Elementary Education A,B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Applied Mathematics B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Diesel Mechanics A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A,B,C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Oakland City University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 737-5125
Website: www.oak.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.oak.edu/admissions-and-aid/admissions-application/apply-undergraduate-program
Address: 138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, IN 47660-1099
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,419
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,258 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $24,000
Out-of-state Tuition: $24,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,086

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Oakland City University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oakland City University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 222
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 1531
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 111
Psychology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 11
Visual and Performing Arts 22
Grand total 182161

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Oakland City University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $24,000
Out-of-state $24,000
Books and supplies $1,428

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,470
Out-of-state $7,470

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 98 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 98 100% $21,086
Student loan aid 62 63% $6,728

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 397 36% $17,041
Federal student loans 268 24% $7,547

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Oakland City University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Oakland City University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,010 334 676
Percent admitted 100% 54% 48%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 22% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Oakland City University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,419
Undergraduate enrollment 1,231
Graduate enrollment 188

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Oakland City University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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