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We are dedicated to ensuring that our graduates enter the workforce with strong commitment to INTEGRITY and a focus on EXCELLENCE.

Winners of the Choir of the World title at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales, the United Kingdom under the direction of Dr. Jason Ferdinand, the named Outstanding Director of the World Choral Festival.

Winners of the 28th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Tournament in 2017

Advancing learning among underserved populations for over 120 years

Top 5

producers of undergraduate black applicants to medical school according to the Association for American Medical Colleges.

No. 17

In the Top Medical Programs in Alabama rankings by med-colleges.com.


Different majors, divided across 5 different schools


Beautiful acres, located in Huntsville, Alabama, the heart of the scenic Tennessee Valley


Ranked one of the nation’s best educational institutions in the South

No. 1

Ranked HBCU science program by Ebony Magazine.

Ranked in the Top 10 of the best retention and graduation rates among HBCUs in the nation

4 Times

Oakwood University Aeolians named HBCU Choir of the Year


ranked best four-year university in Alabama


Student Faculty ratio

uscaa3 time USCAA Division 1 National Champions


Oakwood University Expands Degree Programs

Oakwood University Expands Degree Programs

Oakwood University is excited to announce the following new degree offerings: Beginning Spring 2018: Bachelors degree in applied mathematics Bachelors degree in nutrition (Concentration: vegetarian culinary) Bachelors degree in sports management Bachelors degree in...

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Happy New Year 2018

Greetings from Dr. Cynthia Powell-Hicks, '76 , President of the Oakwood University Alumni Association (2nd from left), and her family: (l-r) James Rodriques '13 ; Kyndall Powell Hicks Rodriques, '14 ; Dr. Calvin Hicks (seated); Dr. Allycin Powell-Hicks White, '05;...

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Alumni News

Dr. DeShawn Preston, ’11 , serves as a Higher Education Research Fellow at the Southern Education Foundation , where he primarily researches issues pertaining to developmental education and advancing opportunities for historically marginalized groups in education....

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The 107 Website Features Oakwood’s Monument

The 107 Website Features Oakwood's Monument As Confederate monuments and statues begin to finally be removed in many cities across the US, debates arise regarding how we 'honor' history and who should be honored with memorials. If anyone is looking for more...

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