We stand ready to enter into the next decade as a leader in high quality, affordable, Christian education. More than ever before, it is important for us to train Christian leaders with high morals, focused values, and ethical standards. Oakland City University is an exceptional campus where academic excellence is combined with spiritual formation and applied guidance to create a unique educational experience. We believe our faculty and staff are special people who seek to help students feel “at home” while away from home. In a world where technology is constantly changing our lives, Oakland City University remains committed to the unchanging values of integrity, service, gratitude, and hard work. The U.S. News and World Report has recognized Oakland City University as one of the top universities in the Midwest. In addition, OCU has been voted as one of the safest colleges and universities in the state of Indiana. The school holds the distinction of being accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Oakland City University is a Christian faith-based learning community dedicated to the enhancement of intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development for positive leadership.
At Oakland City University in Indiana, students have the opportunity to explore their chosen career path from the foundation of a biblical worldview.
A strong focus on personal relationships with faculty and fellow students allows for a comfortable environment to truly wrestle with the academic material and social environment that OCU's students will encounter.
Starting with freshman year, OCU students have the chance to engage in social leadership positions, always with an emphasis on service. This unique emphasis assists OCU in its mission to help students not just find a career after college but to truly discover their eternal purpose.