Resources › For Students and Parents Oakwood University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Oakwood University. Benjamin548 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 26, 2017 Oakwood University Admissions Overview: Oakwood University is not an extremely selective school—in 2016, the school had an acceptance rate of 48%. Those with good grades and above average test scores are likely to be admitted. Students interested in applying to the school will need to submit an application (which can be completed online or on paper), official high school transcripts, and scores from either the SAT or the ACT. If you have any questions about the admissions process, you are encouraged to get in touch with a member of the admissions office at Oakwood University. Admissions Data (2016): Oakwood University Acceptance Rate: 48%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 390 / 520SAT Math: 360 / 490SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanCompare Alabama SAT scoresACT Composite: 16 / 21ACT English: 15 / 22ACT Math: 15 / 21What these ACT numbers meanCompare Alabama ACT scores Oakwood University Description: Founded in 1896, Oakwood University is a private historically black university with ties to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The university's 1,185-acre campus is located in Huntsville, Alabama, a city of about 175,000. The University of Alabama in Huntsville and Alabama A&M are both just a short drive away. The university has a largely undergraduate focus, but in 2009 the school awarded its first master's degrees in pastoral studies. At the undergraduate level, popular areas of study include theology, biological sciences, business, and various health fields including nursing. In athletics, the Oakwood Ambassadors compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,794 (1,740 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female93% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $16,750Books: $1,440 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,700Other Expenses: $7,890Total Cost: $35,780 Oakwood University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 97%Loans: 66%Average Amount of AidGrants: $9,074Loans: $8,807 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Counseling Psychology, Nursing, Theology Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%6-Year Graduation Rate: 47% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Oakwood University, You May Also Like These Schools: Clark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlabama State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUnion College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSpelman College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlabama A & M University: Profile Andrews University: Profile Harvard University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSamford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFaulkner University: Profile Stillman College: Profile Miles College: Profile University of Alabama: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAuburn University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Oakwood University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.oakwood.edu/about-ou/our-mission "The mission of Oakwood University, a historically black, Seventh-day Adventist institution, is to transform students through biblically-based education for service to God and humanity."