Oakwood University

#4423 / #1211
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

American private Seventh-day Adventist university in Alabama

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About Oakwood University

According to Wikipedia, Oakwood University is a private, historically black Seventh-day Adventist university in Huntsville, Alabama. It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Oakwood University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees.

Oakwood University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,135 89% 50% 980 19

How Much Does Oakwood University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $23,726
30K - 48K $21,356
48K - 75K $25,238
75K - 110K $25,350
110K+ $26,490

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Oakwood University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Oakwood University, then you can expect to earn an average of $37,400 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Oakwood University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
1,455 1,403 52

Where is Oakwood University?

Oakwood University is located at 7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville AL 35896

How Safe is Oakwood University?

Huntsville has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Oakwood University Known For?

Oakwood University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Oakwood University's Most Influential Alumni?

Oakwood University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Religious Studies, and Social Work. Here are some of Oakwood University's most famous alumni:

T. R. M. Howard
T. R. M. Howard
A Civil rights activist .
Barry Black
Barry Black
A United States Navy admiral and Seventh-Day Adventist minister.
A Nigerian singer.
Delbert Baker
Delbert Baker
An American minister.
Brian McKnight
An American singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and R&B musician.
Raymond Winbush
Raymond Winbush
An American academic.
Stennett H. Brooks
Stennett H. Brooks
A Nicaraguan Seventh-day Adventist leader.
John F. Street
An American politician.
E. E. Cleveland
An American Seventh-day Adventist leader .
Heather Knight
An American educator.
Wintley Phipps
Wintley Phipps
A Trinidad and Tobago musician.
Toni Neal
Toni Neal
An American radio personality.