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Study at Oakland City University

The charter for Oakland City University was originally granted in 1885, but the first classes were held in 1891. It was then known as the Oakland City College. The 34-acre main campus of Oakland City University is located in Oakland City, Indiana. However, the university also operates branch campuses in Bedford, Evansville, Indianapolis, and Rockport, Indiana.

Oakland City University grants a large number of associate's, bachelor's, master's, as well as doctorate degree programs. The academic divisions of the university include:

  • Chapman School of Religious Studies and Chapman Seminary
  • School of Adult and Extended Learning
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
Oakland City University's athletics department fields teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Known as the Mighty Oaks and the Lady Oaks, the teams are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Profile of Oakland City University

Oakland City University is in Oakland City, IN. Oakland City is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is classified as a Baptist college. Oakland City University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Oakland City University include business and management and education and teaching.

Oakland City University Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. Just 49% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at Oakland City University. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 510 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 420 to 530 in 2007.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 007 students study at Oakland City University . Many of the students at the school are in their forties, or even older.

Student Life

Part-time study is common at Oakland City University. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Division II Independents athletics.

Oakland City University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management275organizational behavior, business, management science, human resources, accounting, MIS
Education and Teaching166elementary school teaching, educational administration, social science teaching, physical education teaching, special ed, business teaching, English teaching, music teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts113general studies, social services, English, history, humanities, sociology, liberal arts and sciences
Religion and Philosophy18religion, ministry, theology
Engineering Technician15drafting and design tech
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety
Art Studies10art studies
Mechanics and Repair9HVAC, diesel mechanics
Landscaping and Horticulture7horticultural business
Design6graphic design, industrial design
Production Trades5welding
Cooking and Culinary Arts3culinary arts services
Music3music, music performance
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1health and physical Education
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science
Mathematics0applied mathematics
Construction Trades0construction trades

Contact: Oakland City University

Oakland City University

138 N Lucretia St

Oakland City, IN 47660-1099

General Phone: (812) 749-4781


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