About Oakland City University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Oakland City University cost?

Oakland City University Cost of Attendance
In-state $23,400
Out-of-state $23,400
On-Campus Room and Board $9,180
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,296
Average Annual Cost $18,537
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Oakland City University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $21,000
Federal Grants 44% $4,811
Pell grants 44% $4,189
Other federal grants 24% $900
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 29% $5,385
Institutional grants or scholarships 95% $14,245
Student loan aid 73% $7,989
Federal student loans 73% $7,633
Other student loans 4% $4,147

Oakland City University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Oakland City University Admissions

What is Oakland City University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 33%
Average GPA 3.15
SAT Submissions 42% of applicants
SAT Reading 415-525
SAT Math 440-550
SAT Writing 410-520
ACT Submissions 47% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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Oakland City University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1241
Living on campus
Transfer Students 85%
Under Age 25 1%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Oakland City University Graduation Success


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About Oakland City University

Oakland City University in Oakland City, Indiana, stands for academic excellence in a warm, Christian environment. Founded by General Baptists in 1885, OCU welcomes people of all faiths to realize their educational dreams.


138 N Lucretia St
Oakland City, IN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify