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Oakwood, founded in 1896, is a private, church-affiliated, historically black, liberal arts college. Its 105-acre main campus is located five miles from downtown Huntsville.

Website: www2.oakwood.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,824
Undergraduate
Students
(58.0%) 1,058 Women
(42.0%) 766 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
34% of 2,728 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.99
SAT Math
455 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
462 average
410-513 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$5,800
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$15,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
103
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Huntsville Population
183,739
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
64% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
92.2% Black/African-American
1.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.9% White
2.8% Unknown
International Students
7.9% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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