Oakland City University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,990
2.84% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,481
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.12%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
63.3%
913 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,241
49.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
46.9%
30 Graduates

About

Oakland City University is a higher education institution located in Gibson County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oakland City University were General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (15 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

In 2020, 252 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oakland City University. 53.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (195 degrees), 6.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oakland City University is $24,990, which is $−3,410 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oakland City University is $24,990, which is $−3,410 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,481.

In 2020, 33% of undergraduate students attending Oakland City University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Oakland City University was $24,990. The cost of tuition at Oakland City University is $−3,410 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$12,481
2020 Value
0.524%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Oakland City University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,481. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Oakland City University grew by 0.524%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,753
Room and Board
$1,458
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oakland City University was of $8,753 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,458. The cost of room and board increased by 4.97% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Oakland City University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.94% with respect to 2019, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.12%
2018 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Oakland City University was 8.12%, which represents 19 out of the 234 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Oakland City University received 913 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.6% annual decline. Out of those 913 applicants, 578 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,241 students enrolled at Oakland City University in 2020, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oakland City University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
578
Accepted Out of 913

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oakland City University was 63.3% (578 admissions from 913 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 54.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −9.6%, while admissions grew by 4.52%.

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SAT Scores

68%
Submission Percentage
73
Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at Oakland City University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oakland City University has a total enrollment of 1,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Oakland City University is 610 students and the part-time enrollment is 631. This means that 49.2% of students enrolled at Oakland City University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oakland City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.6% White, 6.2% Black or African American, 3.71% Two or More Races, 1.53% Hispanic or Latino, 1.21% Asian, 0.645% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0806% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oakland City University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.5%), followed by White Male (32.8%) and Black or African American Male (5.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (30.9%) and Black or African American Female (12.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oakland City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Oakland City University is 610 and the part-time enrollment is 631. This means that 49.2% of students enrolled at Oakland City University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Oakland City University was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Oakland City University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    976
  2. Black or African American
    77
  3. Two or More Races
    46

The enrolled student population at Oakland City University is 78.6% White, 6.2% Black or African American, 3.71% Two or More Races, 1.53% Hispanic or Latino, 1.21% Asian, 0.645% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0806% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 18 more women than men received degrees from Oakland City University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Oakland City University is white (195 degrees awarded). There were 6.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oakland City University is General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (15 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oakland City University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Education (53 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,737,912 people), Secondary school teachers (374,851 people), Education administrators (256,284 people), Special education teachers (158,760 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (137,145 people).

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aerospace engineers

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,770,832 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (351,727 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (267,775 people), Religious organizations (166,340 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (149,880 people).

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Oakland City University.
Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oakland City University was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

117
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
135
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Oakland City University, which is 0.867 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (135).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Oakland City University in General Studies, which is 0.947 times less than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Oakland City University in General Studies, which is 1.06 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 42% of students graduating from Oakland City University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oakland City University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16.7% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    195 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oakland City University is white (195 degrees awarded). There were 6.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

8.73% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    105 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Oakland City University is white female (105 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (90 degrees).

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Operations

Oakland City University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.64M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $644k (11.4%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Oakland City University had a total salary expenditure of $23.1M. Oakland City University employs 10 Lecturers, 9 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Oakland City University are Male Professors (7), Female Lecturers(6), and Male Lecturers (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oakland City University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 137 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.64M
2020 Endowment
2.24%
growth from 2019

Oakland City University has an endowment valued at about $5.64M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Oakland City University grew 2.24% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $813k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Oakland City University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $813k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.9M
2020 Salaries
0.583%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Oakland City University paid a median of $11.9M in salaries, which represents 51.5% of their overall expenditure ($23.1M) and a 0.583% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.16% growth from 2018 and a 8.73% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.79M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2020, Oakland City University paid a total of $1.79M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 15% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
137 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oakland City University were Lecturer with 10 employees; Professor with 9 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oakland City University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 137 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oakland City University was Male Professor with 7 employees, Female Lecturer with 6 employees, and Male Lecturer with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Oakland City University.

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