Oakland City University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,700

1.28% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,274

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.85%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.3%

579 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,303

49.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

49.4%

41 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 (50 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (36 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (10 degrees).

In 2017, 257 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oakland City University. 45.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (191 degrees), 5.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oakland City University is $23,700, which is $-1,494 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oakland City University is $23,700, which is $-1,494 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,274.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,700

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Oakland City University was $23,700. The cost of tuition at Oakland City University is $-1,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$16,274

2017 Value

12.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Oakland City University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,274. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Oakland City University grew by 12.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,770

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oakland City University was of $7,770 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 0.975% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Oakland City University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 13.5% with respect to 2016, when 37% 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.

8.85%

2016 Default Rate

20

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Oakland City University was 8.85%, which represents 20 out of the 226 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Oakland City University received 579 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.8% annual decline. Out of those 579 applicants, 413 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,303 students enrolled at Oakland City University in 2017, and 58% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oakland City University has an overall enrollment yield of 24%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

413

Accepted Out of 579

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oakland City University was 71.3% (413 admissions from 579 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 33.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.8%, while admissions grew by 98.6%.

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SAT Scores

58%

Submission Percentage

54

Scores Submitted

58% of enrolled first-time students at Oakland City University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oakland City University has a total enrollment of 1,303 students. The full-time enrollment at Oakland City University is 650 students and the part-time enrollment is 653. This means that 49.9% of students enrolled at Oakland City University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oakland City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.4% White, 4.53% Black or African American, 1.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Two or More Races, 0.46% Asian, 0.384% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0767% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oakland City University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.5%), followed by White Male (34.6%) and Black or African American Female (2.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (37.2%), followed by White Female (28.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oakland City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,303 students. The full-time enrollment at Oakland City University is 650 and the part-time enrollment is 653. This means that 49.9% of students enrolled at Oakland City University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 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 76%. 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

    1,047

  2. Black or African American

    59

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    21

The enrolled student population at Oakland City University is 80.4% White, 4.53% Black or African American, 1.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Two or More Races, 0.46% Asian, 0.384% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0767% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 135 students (10.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 21 fewer women than men received degrees from Oakland City University. The majority of degree recipients at Oakland City University are white (191 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oakland City University is General Business Administration & Management (50 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (36 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (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 Protective Services (36 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 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 (2,113,338 people), Accountants & auditors (1,123,479 people), Other managers (724,109 people), Financial managers (445,785 people), and Secondary school teachers (366,472 people).

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Protective Services (36 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Education (40 degrees), and Business (103 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, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Protective Services (36 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Education (40 degrees), and Business (103 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 (3,238,521 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (584,796 people), Banking & related activities (525,744 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (512,867 people), and Computer Systems Design (461,204 people).

The most specialized majors at Oakland City University are Protective Services (36 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Education (40 degrees), and Business (103 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oakland City University was General Business Administration & Management with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 139

  2. 118

In 2017, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Oakland City University, which is 1.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (118).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Oakland City University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.2 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Oakland City University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.833 times less than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 32% of students graduating from Oakland City University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oakland City University is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    191 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oakland City University is white (191 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

14% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    96 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    95 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oakland City University is white female (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (95 degrees).

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Operations

Oakland City University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.05M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.1M (21.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Oakland City University had a total salary expenditure of $25.1M. Oakland City University employs 9 Lecturers, 8 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Oakland City University are Male Lecturers (5), Male Professors(5), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oakland City University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 125 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.05M

2017 Endowment

2.15%

growth from 2016

Oakland City University has an endowment valued at about $5.05M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Oakland City University grew 2.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.1M 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. $962k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Oakland City University received $962k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.5M

2017 Salaries

10.2%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Oakland City University paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($25.1M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.13% growth from 2015 and a 1.45% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.51M

Instructional Salaries

31

Number of Employees

In 2017, Oakland City University paid a total of $1.51M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

9 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

125 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oakland City University were Lecturer with 9 employees; Professor with 8 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oakland City University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 125 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Lecturer

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oakland City University was Male Lecturer with 5 employees, Male Professor with 5 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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