OCU Admissions:
Welcome to Oakland City University!

Mighty Oaks go on to do great things.

What awaits you at OCU?

 Undergraduate Studies

Whatever you feel called to do with your life, OCU will help you get there starting day one. Not sure what that is yet? No problem. We welcome you like family and work closely with you to connect your unique gifts with academic programs. Whether you come from a collegiate family or you’re the first to make this journey, we’ll help you become everything you’re meant to be!

Graduate Studies

Looking to earn an advanced degree in education, business or religious studies? This may not be day one of your career development, but it may feel like it as you begin this next chapter. Get all the support you need to go as far as you’re called to go with OCU. Graduate programs.

The nurturing educational environment that I experienced at OCU helped prepare me not just academically but also spiritually and emotionally! God always prepares a way, we just need to be faithful servants, willing to be used for His Glory! I am blessed to serve Him and have a bonus in getting to do so on a beautiful island.

Amanda Dunn

Saipan, Class of 2005, BS US History Concentration, Minor Biology

It’s hard to leave your country, your family and friends for a while… but whenever I am at OCU it is like I am part of another family with my friends and teammates.

Adolfo Rivas

Men's Soccer / Criminal Justice, Class of 2022

What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be?

Leaders aren’t born. They are grown.

OCU’s academic programs are designed to help you grow into a true Mighty Oak, a leader in your chosen field. Through our Center for Calling and Career, we provide intensive student support to help you reach your goals.

Affording OCU

Tuition at OCU is far more affordable than you think! The high-value education you will receive as a Mighty Oak is within reach through financial aid, which 100% of our students utilize every year.

Online and Satellite

OCU offers select undergraduate and graduate-level programs online and at off-campus learning centers. Online courses include Christian studies, criminal justice and early childhood education, and business courses are offered at satellite locations.


In the midst of a global pandemic, Oakland City University is working harder than ever to expand access to more students.  As a test-optional institution, we consider other criteria equally important as standardized test scores, sometimes more so.

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