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Academics
Since 1896 Oakwood University has served to transform lives and raise leaders through quality Christian education. Over the last century, many well-known leaders of industry began their career paths on the campus on what is now known as Oakwood University. Countless preachers, teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, journalists, musicians, actors, judges, politicians, nurses, and many other alumni have added to the Oakwood legacy. What is our legacy? Our legacy is the mark our talented alumni have left on the world.

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Expanding Knowledge

The Eva B. Dykes Library

Named after Eva B. Dykes, previous chair of the English Department and the Division of Humanities, the library provides access to scholarly resources, instruction, and services that facilitate excellence in biblically based teaching, learning, research, and service.

LEAP

Oakwood University’s LEAP Degree Completion Program is particularly designed for the busy adult, aged 25 years or older, who has earned one or more years of accumulated college-level credits (30 credits). Our flexible program allows you to complete your degree from a variety of courses at an accelerated rate, while attending class one night per week.

Center for Student Success (CSS)

The CSS comprehensive program empowers students to achieve their academic, personal, and spiritual goals via opportunities for enhanced learning, interpersonal development, personal responsibility, and leadership.

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

QEP equips students with critical thinking skills that will enhance their educational experience through writing.

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & SOCIAL SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF NURSING & HEALTH PROFESSIONS

SCHOOL OF RELIGION

Expanding Knowledge

Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA)

ACA provides opportunities to qualified undergraduate students for study in other countries, such as Argentina, Austria, France, Kenya, and Spain, while completing the requirements of their programs at their home colleges. This allows students to be immersed in the culture and life of another country while becoming conversant in its language.

Oakwood Online University

Through Oakwood’s online initiative, access is now available to students in the United States and around the globe who can join others in participating in the unique “Oakwood experience”.

Faculty Development

A space that exists to stimulate and nurture a culture of scholarly inquiry and to provide opportunities for professional development and pedagogical improvement. Located in Cunningham Hall, Suite 115.