Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Oakland University

Rochester, MI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$15,262

$22,935

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
600
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,776
Declined 2,278
Total Received 12,054
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Public

12,719

undergraduate students

3,203

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1957, Oakland University is a public comprehensive university. Its 1,444-acre campus is located in Rochester, 25 miles north of downtown Detroit.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,922
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,444-acre campus in Rochester Hills (population: 74,205), 25 miles from Detroit. Major airports serve Detroit and Flint (35 miles); bus and train serve Pontiac (five miles).

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Oakland University
2200 North Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI
48309

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
600
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Optional

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,776
Declined 2,278
Total Received 12,054

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,529

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,262
Room & board $10,352
Books & supplies $700
Total $26,314
Average Financial Aid - $8,529
Total with Avg. Aid $17,785

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 248 370-2550
finservices@oakland.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, cricket, cycling, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rock climbing, rugby, running, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, curling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, triathlon

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, flag football, floor hockey, juggling, quidditch, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Summit League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Acting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
African Studies. yes
Anatomy. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological/Biosystems Engineering. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Chinese Studies. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Hardware Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Conducting. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Corrections. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Drawing. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering Chemistry. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Chemistry. yes
Environmental Health. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist. yes
History, General. yes yes
Homeland Security. yes
Human Resources Development. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes
Information Technology. yes yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Linguistics. yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes yes
Music, General. yes yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene. yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Painting. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photography. yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Systems Engineering. yes yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Voice and Opera. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communications/journalism

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,922

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

12,719
students

Female
57%
7,286

Male
43%
5,433

20%

3,203
students

Female
59%
1,874

Male
41%
1,329

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

10,141
students

Female
58%
5,908

Male
42%
4,233

20%

2,578
students

Female
53%
1,378

Male
47%
1,200

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

1,353

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 100
Countries most often represented Albania
Canada
China
India
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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