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Oakwood University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Huntsville, AL

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   2
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   1
History   1
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
7000 Adventist Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Huntsville, AL 35896
Phone
(800) 824-5312
Fax
(256) 726-7404
E-mail
Admissions@oakwood.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
March 30
Early Action Notification
April 15

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
 

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
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
34% of 2,728 applicants were admitted
Women
18% of 1,963 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 765 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
711 (76%) of 937 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
325 (56%) of 584 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.99
3.75 and Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
19%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
455 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
.5%
Score of 600 - 700
2.6%
Score of 500 - 600
25.3%
Score of 400 - 500
47.4%
Score of 300 - 400
21.6%
Score of 200 - 300
2.6%
SAT EBRW
462 average
410-513 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
6.7%
Score of 500 - 600
22.2%
Score of 400 - 500
51%
Score of 300 - 400
19.1%
Score of 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
.4%
Score of 24 - 29
14.9%
Score of 18 - 23
52.3%
Score of 12 - 17
30.6%
Score of 6 - 11
1.7%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 23%
Top half: 56%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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