Oakland University: Ranking & Review

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Rochester Hills
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United States
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World
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1284927
Top 6%

Oakland University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%85%84%
Applicants10,2963,9876,309
Admissions8,6913,3875,304
Enrolled undergraduates2,4561,0521,404
Enrolled total (including graduate students)19,3338,49810,835

4,499 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

717 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,954
Percent of students submitting SAT scores80%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,064
Percent of students submitting ACT scores43%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Oakland University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,678$36,581
Off-campus$23,652$35,555
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,910 and other expenses per full academic year.

Oakland University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,685 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$13,410$24,735
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$447$825
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,950$24,648
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$706$1,027

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs794841341,012
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services594164758
Education16524514424
Engineering25113010391
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2208228
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21567228
Psychology20793219
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services110531164
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12133154
Visual and Performing Arts1393142
Social Sciences131131
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities112112
English Language and Literature & Letters93497
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7474
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics41647
History3838
Physical Sciences1810129
Natural Resources and Conservation2929
Mathematics and Statistics174728
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2727
Legal Professions and Studies2323
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2222
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Grand Total3,4048081774,389

A total of 3,404 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Oakland University.

At the master's and doctor's level 985 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%43%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesOU
Oakland
O.U.
Founded1957
MottoSeguir virtute e canoscenza
Seek virtue and knowledge
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementOakland University is a preeminent metropolitan university that is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. We engage students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region. Through faculty-driven and student-engaged research, scholarship, and creative activity, Oakland University advances knowledge and art in a diverse and inclusive environment. Oakland University is an active community partner providing thriving civic, cultural, and recreational opportunities and valuable public service.
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,982
Instructional FTE833
Research FTE6
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteoakland.edu
Address2200 North Squirrel Road
Rochester Hills, Michigan, 48309-4401
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population71,000
Phone2483702100
Fax+1 (248) 370 2286

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