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New and Prospective Online Students

Welcome to Oakwood University Online!

We are very excited about your interest in studying online at Oakwood University! Distance education offers the convenience of learning remotely and conveniently around your personal or work schedule.

As with traditional students, online students actively engage in rich learning experiences with dedicated and highly qualified faculty and peers and are provided with multiple resources that contribute to academic success.

Oakwood University offers online courses and programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Review the information below to find out more about Oakwood University, learning online, our online degree offerings and to apply to be a part of Oakwood University’s dynamic online learning community.


Online Applications

Apply for enrollment to any of our online programs through our convenient web-based application. A unique key will be assigned to allow you to work on your application over several sessions. Your online submission information will be reviewed after you have submitted the application.

Online for the First Time

The Internet has opened many opportunities for learning. Although you may be familiar with learning in the traditional classroom, learning online differs in many ways.

Review the links below to learn more about online learning, including ways that traditional and online learning differ, how to know if you are ready to learn online, some of the challenges faced by online learners and ways to stay healthy and manage time effectively while learning online.