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Send Transcripts

High school transcript orders: Contact high school guidance counselors and have transcripts sent to the university email address at [email protected]. If you have 6 or more credit hours of college credit, you will not need to supply a high school transcript.

College transcript orders: Please order your transcript from the college website and have it sent directly to OCU at [email protected].

Army, Navy, and Coast Guard: Joint Service Transcript-

Air Force: Community College of the Air Force-

Complete the FAFSA

After applying for admission, 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 April 15th deadline. Oakland City University’s school code is 001824.

Apply for GI Bill® or Department of Defense Educational Benefits

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

Veterans and Military Benefits Overview

Vocational Rehabilitation Education Assistance.

Indiana Rehabilitation Services provides educational assistance to eligible Indiana residents through the Vocational Rehabilitation Division. The Financial Aid Office will coordinate this assistance with other types of aid that may be available. For additional information, interested students should contact the Vocational Rehabilitation Division Office in their region.

Military Tuition Assistance.

These benefits are available to students who are actively serving in the Armed Forces. For more information, students can contact Anita Miskell in the Business Office at [email protected].

Veterans Educational Benefits.

These benefits are available to students who have served in the Armed Forces and will be receiving GI Bill® benefits. Students should contact the Veterans Affairs Certifying Official at OCU for further information. OCU participates in the following programs:

  • Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill®
  • Chapter 31 Vocational Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • Chapter 33 Yellow Ribbon
  • Chapter 33 Post 9/11 Educational Benefits
  • Chapter 35 Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA): Benefits for a dependent spouse or child of a Veteran.


We currently offer 17 majors with 50+ concentrations. Bachelor’s degrees typically require four years of coursework and internship experiences that will set you up for success in your career or graduate school.


We also offer six associate’s degrees. Associate’s degrees typically require two years of coursework and provide a fast track to many exciting career opportunities.

Master’s and
Doctorate Degrees

Our 15 graduate degrees offer advanced training in business, management, education and ministry. Bachelor-level coursework is a prerequisite of master’s programs.

Non-traditional Students

Many undergraduate programs are offered to adult learners. Some are fully online, others are offered at convenient Learning Centers off the main campus. Learn more about earning or completing your degree with OCU’s Adult and Professional Studies programs.