Campus Housing

Location
Huntsville, AL
Undergrads
1,838
Tuition
$15,414
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My dorm is new but the others are not and there are always complaints of them not being clean or having pest problems. For instance my new dorm has an ant problem. And it is new. it doesn't make any sense.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The deans at Oakwood try their best to create a comfortable place for students to live. Many of the buildings are old, but are maintained. The classrooms are comfortable enough for learning to take place.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Place is extremely clean and the rules are enforced the most.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: To live on campus requires many rules that most people don't want to live by. The dorms on campus can be very strict, but also rewarding in getting to know all kids of people. Many dorms are cheaper than others based on the condition of the dorms over the years. It can be very loud during the nights based on your hall, but for the most part we respect each other.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Living on campus, is decent. You get to meet people.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 238th
    Most Spacious Dorms
  • 353rd
    Best Dorm Atmosphere
  • 1214th
    Cleanest Dorms
  • 1290th
    Shortest Walk to Class

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Angelo Deguerre
Hometown
Harlem
Major
Theology
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Housing at Oakwood varies tremendously. The campus provides two different types of on-campus housing, dorms and apartments. Holland Hall, the freshman dorm for men is well-maintained, clean and spacious. Edwards Hall, the upperclassman dorm for men is like a prison. The freshman dorms are nicer and cleaner, as opposed to the upperclassmen dorms, which are older and more worn. The most convenient dorm to classes is Carter Hall. Cater Hall is located right in the middle of campus. This makes it equidistant to all the other departments on campus. The newer dorms like Holland and Carter Hall provide a friendly and social environment. There is a study room where students can collaborate and share ideas, work on projects, or even socialize. There is also a game room where friends can watch TV, play pool or ping-pong, and participate in many other social activities. The older dorms like Edwards and Wade can be fun, too. One can often find students playing dominoes or cards right in the lobby.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
1,227
Average Housing Costs
$4,692
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for married students
  • Men's dorms
  • Women's dorms
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Yes
Undergrads Living On Campus
68%
Freshmen Living On Campus
90%
Number of Dormitories
4
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
1
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser
  • Mirror
  • Sink
Available for Rent
Storage units are available for rent at Oaks Mini Storage for $30-$55/month. Call (256) 726-5001 for more information.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Carter Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Laundry facilities, vending machines
Edwards Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles and doubles)
Special Features: Laundry facilities, rec room, vending machines
Holland Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles and doubles
Special Features: Laundry facilities, rec room, vending machines
Wade Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Suite (communal in annex houses)
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles) and singles (annex)
Special Features: Community kitchen, laundry facilities, vending machines

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

West Oak Apartments
Number of Units: 25-49
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: No, single sex by building
Residents: Seniors and some juniors
Room Types: Three-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Carpet and ceramic tile floors, community kitchens, laundry facilities

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