7000 Adventist Boulevard Huntsville, AL 35896 (256)- 726-7000
http://www.oakwood.edu/ admission@oakwood.edu
About Oakwood College
  • Year of Foundation 1896
  • Size of Campus 1,183 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Seventh-day Adventist
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,751
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 20
Oakwood University, which began as an industrial school, was founded by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1896 to educate African-Americans in the South. The school was erected on 380 acres purchased during the previous year for $6,700. Additional property secured in 1918 nearly tripled its land holding. The school underwent several name changes over its history:
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Huntsville International Airport (13)
  • Distance to nearest train Birmingham, AL (100)
  • Distance to nearest bus Greyhound Bus Station-Huntsville (7)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (54%), men's dorms (36%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (10%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 66%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,150
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,362
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities College archives, computer lab, electronic databases
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 123,571
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, student patrols
  • Number Of Subscriptions 516
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A