Huntsville, AL 35896
Oakwood University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Huntsville, Alabama. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 2,177 and 1,053 students were accepted.
Oakwood University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $15,744 and fees $1,006. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,744 and $1,006 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Midsize|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Religious Affiliation |
Seventh Day Adventists
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
RN to BSN
The Bachelor of Science Nursing generic program at Oakwood is meant to train students who desire to become Registered Nurses. The program runs for four years, key emphasis is on both general and nursing knowledge. A four semester program that ensures a student has a total of 132 hours upon completion.
Due to the competitive nature of the BSN Program, admission to the university does not guarantee admission to the Program. The requirements include: university cumulative GPA 3.00 or above on a 4.0 scale, ACT composite score of 17 or above, or SAT composite score of 840 or above, satisfactory completion of developmental courses, identified by low ACT/SAT scores, “C” (2.00) or above and demonstrated reading level at 12th grade, as indicated through diagnostic testing by the Center for Academic Success (CAS).
Anybody having two failures (C- or less) in the hard sciences (biology, chemistry) or two failures in previous nursing course is not eligible for admission to the nursing program. To make students excellent in their professional careers as Registered Nurses, Oakwood’s curriculum is integrated in a unique manner.
Applicants are advised to consult the Department of Nursing Advisor for more guidelines.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||19|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Oakwood University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Oakwood University
Martin Methodist College
37.23 miles away
89.52 miles away
89.76 miles away
90.19 miles away
93.4 miles away
Southern Adventist University
93.41 miles away
95.39 miles away
95.53 miles away
Trevecca Nazarene University
95.8 miles away
96.16 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
03/01/2005 - Current
Admission to School
|SAT: Critical Reading390 to 520|
|SAT: Math360 to 490|
|ACT Composite16 to 21|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
$26,427Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$24,898|
|30k to 48k$24,833|
|48k to 75k$26,833|
|75k to 110k$25,367|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships.
Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing