Oakland City University

About Oakland City University Online

Oakland City University, located in Oakland City, Indiana, has been standing since 1885 for academic excellence in a warm, Christian environment, and continues to provide enhanced learning options to all traditional and nontraditional students of all faiths. One of those options is online learning, a highly in-demand education model.

Online learning at Oakland City University is a cost-effective way for busy adult learners to pursue their learning goals. Because online courses are easily accessible from home or the workplace, they do not require you to move or travel to take a class.

Online courses are convenient and flexible?you can study wherever and whenever you have access to the Internet. Online learning accelerates the completion of your academic studies by making courses available to you that otherwise would have been unavailable, due to time constraints, home location, or other life commitments.

Pursuing your academic studies through Oakland City University Online also allows you to interact with students from literally anywhere around the world. The community of learning in the online classroom creates opportunities for you to form friendships and network with other OCU students you might otherwise never be able to meet.

Why Choose Oakland City University Online?

Obtaining a degree from Oakland City University is rewarding and convenient:

  • LeadershipOakland City University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs that develop essential knowledge and skills to be an effective leader in today?s society

    • Developing leadership skills is a focus of the classroom learning experience

    • Students explore the application of leadership principles to life practices

  • Degree Prestige and ValueEstablished in 1885, Oakland City University has a long and proud heritage of preparing students for careers in business, education, and ministry.

  • Flexible SchedulesOur online curriculum is designed to accommodate busy, non-traditional students.

    • Accelerated format - Online courses are 8-weeks in length and completed around the schedule of the student.

    • Multiple starts per year - Courses begin in August, October, January, March, May, and July.

  • Knowledge Excellence ? Our online faculty are the same instructors found at the Oakland City University main campus and learning centers.

    • Faculty bring to the classroom a broad range of work and life experiences that enhance the learning experience for the student.

    • Faculty are appropriately credentialed in the area of instruction.

    • Faculty and staff are members of learned societies and actively participate in regional and annual meetings that promote the field of study.

  • Financial Aid ? Upon qualification, aid is available to online students enrolled at Oakland City University.

    • Financial Aid is available to undergraduate students through federal and state programs?federal and state awards are subject to all Title IV Federal financial aid regulations.

    • Graduate students may apply for Federal Direct Loans.

    • Financial aid specialists are available for consultation to help you apply for and develop a customized financial aid plan.

  • Convenience and Flexibility ? Online degrees vary in length from one to four years, depending on the program of study.

    • Through accelerated 8-week long courses, degrees can be completed more quickly than possible in traditional semesters.

    • Transfer credit and credit through experiential learning are options that may be available to qualified students.

Enjoy the Online Experience at Oakland City University

Online courses enable busy adult learners to complete their learning goals quickly and affordably. As online students study at a time and location with Internet access most convenient to them, they are able to reflect on their learning in a non-threatening environment.

Discussion forums, for example, provide everyone in the classroom with an equal opportunity to share his or her thoughts and reflections on course content. As students do so, they have the opportunity to learn alongside others from literally around the world.


Oakland City University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also approved for teacher preparation and licensure by the Indiana Department of Education: Division of Professional Standards.

In addition, the School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; the School of Business is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education; and Chapman Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools.


138 North Lucretia Street
Oakland City IN  47660


(800) 737-5125

Average Cost per Credit


Accrediting Agency

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Delivery Format


Institution Type

Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above

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