Oakland City University or OCU is a small, private, coeducational university located in Oakland City, Indiana. Founded in 1885, Oakland City University is the only college in the United States that is affiliated with the General Baptist Church. Since its establishment to the present, the university has steadily grown and now has a total of 2,000 students enrolled throughout its various locations. Apart from its main campus in Oakland City, it maintains satellite campuses in Indianapolis, Evansville, Rockport and Bedford.
Academically, the university is divided into five distinct schools: School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, Chapman School of Religious Studies/Chapman Seminary, and School of Adult and Extended Learning. All programs of study offered by the university are available in its main campus while the other sites may offer some. For its degree programs, the university offers Associate, Bachelor and Graduate degrees including an accelerated degree for working students who want to speed up completion of their courses.
Cost of attendance for academic year 2010-2011 for fulltime students is US$23,355 broken down into US$15,600 for tuition, US7,300 for room and board, US$405 for student activity fee and US$50 for parking fee. Part-time students pay tuition at US$520 per hour. To help students pay for their cost of attendance, financial aid in the form of loans, grants and scholarships for qualified students is extended by the university.
On-campus housing is available to students of Oakland City University. As a policy all single freshman, sophomore, and junior students who are below 21 years of age and who are not living with their parents or immediate families are required to live on campus.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs or online classes, please contact Oakland City University.