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Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama

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Oakwood University

Private 4 Year

About Oakwood University

Oakwood University is a private, historically black university located in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A group of College constituents made the decision on December 2, 2007, to change the school's name from Oakwood College to Oakwood University.

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Located in Huntsville, Alabama.

7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL, 35896, Madison County

Oakwood University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#844 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Alabama

#19 of 89

2022 Top Religious Colleges in Alabama

#7 of 16

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Oakwood University is Medical followed by Liberal Arts, Biomedical, Business Management and Theology.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Oakwood University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni