Study at Oakwood College
Oakwood College is in a medium-sized city, in Huntsville, Alabama. The school has a Seventh Day Adventists religious affiliation. Oakwood College is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.
There are more programs of study at Oakwood College than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at the school include music, science, and therapy and Counselling.
Oakwood College Selectivity
Oakwood College does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 400 to 530 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 370 and 500.
Some professors at Oakwood College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.
The school, in 2007, had 1, 824 students (1, 756 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Oakwood College are minorities.
The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Oakwood College, a historically Black Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher learning, provides quality Christian education that emphasizes academic excellence; promotes harmonious development of mind, body, and spirit; and prepares leaders in service for God and humanity. "
Oakwood College Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||58||non-profit management, marketing, accounting, finance, business management|
|Science||54||biology, biochemistry, biomedical sciences, chemistry, natural sciences|
|Therapy and Counselling||35||Counselling psychology, psychology, physical therapy, organizational psychology|
|Liberal Arts||25||English, technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences, history, French language, international relations, Spanish language|
|Religion and Philosophy||19||theology, religious education, religion|
|Computer Science and Engineering||13||computer and info science, information technology, computer science|
|Media||12||public relations, communication studies, mass communication, photojournalism, journalism|
|Family and Social Work||12||social work, family studies, family and consumer science|
|Education and Teaching||11||social science teaching, elementary school teaching, English teaching, biology teaching, physical education teaching, math teaching, music teaching, family/home economics teaching|
|Medical Support and Technology||7||health service and sciences, physician assistant, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech, audiology and speech pathology|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||7||registered nursing|
|Music||6||voice, music management, piano, music theory and composition, music pedagogy, music|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||4||health and fitness, dietitian, health and physical education, occupational therapy|
|Mathematics||3||mathematics, mathematics and computer science, applied mathematics|
|Medical administration||3||health care administration|
|Photography and Commercial Art||1||commercial art, commercial photography|
|office and Administration||0||office management|
Contact: Oakwood College
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, Alabama 35896
General Phone: (256) 726-7000
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