Oakland City University (2024)

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OCU is a private, Baptist university located in Oakland City, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 644 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the OCU acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 53% of students, OCU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,300.

138 N LUCRETIA ST
OAKLAND CITY, IN 47660

About OCU...

  • Christian
  • No Application Fee
  • Private
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletics Division

NAIA Division I

Athletics Conference

River States Conference

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  • Indiana
  • Oakland City

Oakland City University Rankings

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OCU Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56%

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

SAT Range

850-1150

ACT Range

17-23

Application Fee

$0

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Early Decision/Early Action

No

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Will You Get Into OCU?

Test Scores and High School GPA for Oakland City University

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Cost

Net Price

$17,103/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$23,197/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

92%

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Academics

Professors

gradeC+

Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

9:1

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

100%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.4 responses

100%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.7 responses

57%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.7 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Liberal Arts and Humanities

    85 Graduates

  • Business

    45 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

    10 Graduates

  • Biology

    7 Graduates

  • Early Childhood Education

    6 Graduates

  • Elementary Education

    5 Graduates

  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

    5 Graduates

  • Communications

    4 Graduates

  • Psychology

    3 Graduates

  • Religious Studies

    3 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

3

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

2

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

1

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    14%

  • On Campus

    81%

  • Online

    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

644Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

55

Undergrads Over 25

7%

Pell Grant

41%

Varsity Athletes

86%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

8 responses

  • Average

    50%

  • Hard working and motivated

    38%

  • Outgoing

    13%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

76%

Poll

82%

of students say they don't have Greek life.11 responses

Poll

64%

of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.11 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

9 responses

  • Professional

    44%

  • Engaging

    33%

  • Average

    11%

  • Intense

    11%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,600/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

53%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

88%

National

83%

67%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses

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