Oakwood University

Oakwood University

Oakwood College came to be known as Oakwood University in 2008. It was founded in 1896 as the Oakwood Industrial School. Established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, it became the Oakwood Manual Training School in 1904, and was renamed Oakwood Junior College in 1917. In 1943, the name was changed to Oakwood College. The current university campus sits on 1,185 acres in Huntsville, Alabama.

Oakwood University offers more than 40 undergraduate degree programs in the fields of pastoral studies, business and information systems, history, music, nursing, math, and computer science, among others. Students can also opt for the Master of Arts degree in pastoral studies.

Oakwood University's student population includes representatives from around 40 states and 30 countries worldwide. The students participate in sports like basketball and football. The men's basketball team is known as the Ambassadors, while the women's team is called the Lady Ambassadors. They are members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, and the men's basketball team won the National Championship in 2008.

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Information Technology
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Elementary Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Lay Ministry
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
Social Work
Commercial And Advertising Art
Commercial Photography
Music, General
Music Theory And Composition
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
Music Pedagogy
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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