Office of Admissions, 101 North FoundsRochester, MI 48309-4401 248-370-3360
About Oakland University
  • Year of Foundation 1957
  • Size of Campus 1444 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 13,448
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $9,716 in-state, $22,455 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,680
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 14,728
Oakland University provides rigorous educational programs. A strong core of liberal arts is the basis on which undergraduates develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes essential for successful living and active, concerned citizenship. A variety of majors and specialized curricula prepare students for post-baccalaureate education, professional schools, or careers directly after graduation. Each program provides a variety of courses and curricular experiences to ensure an enriched life along with superior career preparation or enhancement. Oakland University offers, and will continue to offer, only those programs for which adequate resources and well-prepared faculty are available and for which a demonstrable need is expressed through the attraction of qualified students.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) La Pittura, Akanke African Dance Troupe, Arab American Student Organization, Association of Black students, Asian American Association, Chaldean American students Association, China Club, Chinese Friendship Association, Cul
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week including Pig Roast, Week of Champions at OU, Association of Black Students Fashion show, Friday Night Live Comedy Shows, Meadowbrook Ball
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Barrier Breakers, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gospel Choir, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Organization-Hillel, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Lighthouse Ministrie
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 7
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key International Honor Society, PHI ALPHA THETA, PI SIGMA ALPHA, PSI CHI, ETA KAPPA NU, Human Resource Development Honor Society, Rho Sigma Kappa Honor Society
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Distance to nearest airport Detroit (35), Flint (35)
  • Distance to nearest train Pontiac (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pontiac (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • Number of students using college housing 13%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 50%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Art Gallery, Meadowbrook Hall(Historic House), Meadowbrook Theatre, Eye Research Institute, Robotics lab, Lean-learning institute, Product development and manufacturing center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,896
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 18,258
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,182,389
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 893,335
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support N/A
  • Library Facilities Educational Resource Library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,767
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Daimler Chrysler, General Motors, Comerica Bank, Price WaterHouse Coopers, Oakland County, William Beaumont Hospital, Andrews Hooper& Pavlik, Plante & Moran, Arvin Meritor,Inc, Delphi, National City, Deloitte, Campbell-Ewald, JD Power & Associates, Kelly
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Michigan--Ann Arbor)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, internships, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 83%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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