Oakland City University

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Oakland City University can be found in Oakland City, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 3,200 students are enrolled at Oakland City University.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1280 (25th percentile) to 1590 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the Oakland City University average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Oakland City University accepts approximately 70% of students applying. Of those that are admitted, around 23% of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at oak.edu.

Overall Oakland City University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Oakland City University was reported as 72.9% in Fall 2013 with over 652 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1280 - 1590
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Oakland City University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Oakland City University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Oakland City University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.1%
  • 2010-2011: 65.2%
  • 2011-2012: 68.9%
  • 2012-2013: 47.9%
  • 2013-2014: 72.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.1%

How Does Oakland City University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Oakland City University is thirty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Evansville84.1%
Brescia University45.5%
Kentucky Wesleyan College67.1%
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology56.2%
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College97.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Oakland City University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 530
Math440 - 540
Writing410 - 520
Total Score1280 - 1590
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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