Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Oakland University

Rochester, MI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$13,934

$24,708

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

19

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

18,047

undergraduate students

4,183

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Oakland University, founded in 1957, 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 22,230
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
Percent 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 Required

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

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,451

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,934
Room & board $10,639
Books & supplies $798
Total $25,371
Average Financial Aid - $8,451
Total with Avg. Aid $16,920

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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

22,230

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

18,047
students

Female
57%
10,280

Male
43%
7,767

19%

4,183
students

Female
57%
2,368

Male
43%
1,815

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

12,233
students

Female
58%
7,072

Male
42%
5,161

32%

5,814
students

Female
55%
3,208

Male
45%
2,606

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

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

32

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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