The Oakland City University Adult and Extended Learning program provides quality, accredited courses designed to apply experiences to objectives, accelerating the education process by one-half to one-third the traditional time.
OCU has a variety of centers conveniently located throughout Indiana, including Bedford, Evansville, Indianapolis, Rockport, Oakland City, Muscatatuck, and Camp Atterbury. Courses and cohort groups also operate at many other locations throughout Indiana. Multiple centers make it easy for working adults from Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois to earn associate, bachelors, and masters degrees within the area of Business Administration. Depending on the program, classes meet one time each week, on an evening or Saturday.
Learners save even more time and money by securing credits through work and training experiences. The university also offers online classes. This unique blend of curricula allows for degree completion in 18 months or less, at a reasonable cost that is competitive with other colleges and universities. View class schedules, apply, contact us, or see more information:
- OCU – Bedford
- OCU - Camp Atterbury
- OCU – Evansville
- OCU – Indianapolis
- OCU - Muscatatuck
- OCU – Rockport
- OCU – Wilder (in Oakland City)
Non-traditional students can also attend the main campus to study a variety of degrees right along with our traditional students.
- Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited, approved, or commissioned high school; OR
Average (mean) score of 450 on the total battery of the GED
- Minimum SAT score of 1250 or minimum ACT score of 19 (if you are under the age of 21)
The Admissions Office at Oakland City University is ready to begin the admissions process with you!
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If so, the checklist below shows what you'll need to do next!
Have questions or need help? Contact the Adult and Extended Learning Office at (800) 737-5126.
- A paper application can be obtained from our office. The application fee is $35. The Online OCU Admissions Application can be printed out and mailed in with the application fee, to the Attention of the AEL Office..
- Contact your high school guidance counselor to have them send us your
- SAT or ACT test scores (if you are under the age of 21)
- Final official high school transcript after your high school graduation
- Contact your state’s Department of Education to have them send us your GED score (if applicable).
- Contact any colleges/universities you may have taken dual credit courses through to have them send us your transcripts (if applicable).
- If you receive an acceptance offer from OCU, we will send you a FERPA release form and photo release form for you to return.
Send all items to…
Oakland City University
Adult and Extended Learning
903 West Morton Street
Oakland City, IN 47660-1038
After applying for admissions, you will need to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). In order to qualify for financial aid, you will need to do so before the March 10th deadline. Tuition and Financial Aid
Q: Where is Oakland City University?
A: The main campus is located in Oakland City, Indiana. The town is in southwestern Indiana, 30 miles northeast of Evansville. Campus Maps & Driving Directions
Q: What is the university's church affiliation?
A: OCU is a Christian school and the only university that is affiliated with the General Baptist denomination. OCU welcomes students of all faiths. About OCU
Q: What majors are offered?
A: OCU offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Degrees at OCU
Q: What types of scholarships does OCU offer, and can they be combined?
A: For a current list of scholarships, contact your Admissions Representative or the Financial Aid Office. Tuition and Financial Aid
Q: Where are OCU graduates today and what are they doing?
A: OCU graduates are serving in ministry and business roles all over the world.
- Educators in private and public schools
- Professors at colleges and universities
- Church workers in various denominations
- Federal government employees
- CPAs, managers, and business entrepreneurs
- Medical doctors
Q: May a student live off campus?
A: Unless otherwise approved by OCU in writing, a student who meets all the following criteria is required to live in University residence facilities as long as space permits in such facilities:
- Full time; and
- Traditional undergraduate student; and
- Attending the Oakland City campus; and
- Receiving any University funding; and
- Does not qualify for the housing policy exemption.
A housing policy exemption is granted by the Office for Campus Life to those living with their parent(s), court-appointed guardian, or who are married.
Q: What is there to do in Oakland City, Indiana?
A: Students enjoy a vibrant campus atmosphere, with a variety of activities:
- Leadership opportunities through student clubs and organizations such as Student Government Association, Student Christian Association, Business Professionals of America, Student Ambassadors, and many others
- Student Government Association-sponsored activities, such as free movie night, free Taco Bell night, Formal Tea, and the Miss OCU and Bachelor of the Year Pageant, just to name a few
- Weekly chapel services (attendance is not mandatory)
- Area restaurants
- Local bowling lanes
- Outdoor recreations
Q: How does a student register for classes?
A: New Student Orientation and Registration occur the day before classes begin for the semester. For the fall semester, new students have the option for early registration at Summer Spree. Summer Spree
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