Tuition & Fees

$12,893

$23,873

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
30-36
24%
24-29
31%
18-23
33%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
42%
18-23
29%
12-17
16%
30-36
20%
24-29
37%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

20

students

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,328
Declined + 1,981
Total Received 12,309
More Admissions Details

Public

15,799

undergraduate students

3,510

graduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communications/journalism
More Majors

Codes

SAT 1497
ACT 2033

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI
Wayne State University Detroit, MI
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
University of Michigan — Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
Lawrence Technological University Southfield, MI
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
Hillsdale College Hillsdale, MI
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 19,309
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Rochester, MI

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).

Oakland University
2200 North Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
47%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
30-36
24%
24-29
31%
18-23
33%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
42%
18-23
29%
12-17
16%
30-36
20%
24-29
37%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,328
Declined + 1,981
Total Received 12,309

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Contact

Dawn Aubry
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 OAK-UNIV
visit@oakland.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 248 370-2550
finservices@oakland.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cindy Hermsen
Director of Financial Aid
hermsen@oakland.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Jeffrey Konya (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Summit League
Mascot
The Grizz
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Anthropology
Applied Health Science
Applied Mathematics
Applied Statistics
Art History
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biomedical Diagnostic/Therapeutic Sciences
Biomedical Science/Biological Communication
Biomedical Science/Environmental Chemistry
Biomedical Science/Medical Physics
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Choral Music Education
Cinema Studies
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer Science/Informatics
Conducting
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dance/Performing Arts
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early Education/Intervention
East Asian Studies/China
East Asian Studies/Japan
Economics
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Embedded Systems
Engineering Chemistry
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Health/Safety
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
French
General Management
German
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Higher Education Leadership
History
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management
Independent Major
Industrial Applied Mathematics
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
Instrumental Music Education
Instrumental Performance
Integrative Studies
International Relations
Japanese
Japanese K-12
Japanese Language/Literature
Journalism
Latin American Language/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics
Medical Physics
Medicine
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Music Education K-12
Music Theatre
Music/Instrumental Performance
Music/Piano Performance
Music/Vocal Performance
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations/Strategic Communication
Reading Education
Reading/Language Arts
Safety Management
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Spanish K-12
Special Education
Studio Art
Studio Art/Drawing
Studio Art/K-12
Studio Art/New Media
Studio Art/Painting
Studio Art/Photography
Systems Engineering
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Theatre Design/Technology
Training/Development
Transitional Physical Therapy
Vocal Performance
Voice Pedagogy
Wellness/Health Promotion/Injury Prevention
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing/Rhetoric
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

19,309

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

15,799
students

Female
56%
8,903

Male
44%
6,896

18%

3,510
students

Female
56%
1,966

Male
44%
1,544

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

12,656
students

Female
58%
7,302

Male
42%
5,354

20%

3,143
students

Female
51%
1,601

Male
49%
1,542

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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 Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

International Student Contact

David Archbold
Director of International Students
248 370-3358
archbold@oakland.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway