Oakwood University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Oakwood University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 946 out of 1,992 applicants or 47% were admitted making Oakwood University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Oakwood University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,240 752 1,992
Accepted 597 349 946
Acceptance Rate 48% 46% 47%
Enrolled 194 144 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 41% 36%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Oakwood University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Oakwood University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oakwood University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 745. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 995 out of 1600. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 870 1120
SAT Reading 450 590
SAT Math 420 530
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 16 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >63%
19 to 22 Avg + 47%-63%
17 to 19 Avg - 37%-47%
15 to 17 Reach 28%-37%
Less than 15 Low <28%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >60%
995 to 1120 Avg + 47%-60%
870 to 995 Avg - 34%-47%
745 to 870 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 745 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Oakwood University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oakwood University was 3.03 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Oakwood University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 15% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 4% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Oakwood University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101912 IPEDS survey data for Oakwood University.

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