Oakland University (OU)

Rochester, MI

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Oakland University

Oakland University

Oakland University Student Essentials

Oakland University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: The Grizz
Website: www.oakland.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $10,230
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,873
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 23,802
Year Established: 1957

About OU

At Oakland University (OU) in Rochester, Michigan, you will find diverse academics, research opportunities, a technologically updated learning environment and cultural arts activities.

Oakland has six bachelor’s granting colleges, which include:
*Arts and Sciences
*Business Administration
*Education and Human Services
*Engineering and Computer Science

OU also has graduate schools, including a school of law, and offers online and continuing education classes.

OU’s classes are highly advanced technologically, with nteractive and multimedia learning formats being a regular part of the OU educational experience.

Research, which is also a part of OU academics in such fields as Biomedical Research and Education, also employs some of the most advanced technologies.

The college life at OU is rich with cultural activities including a music festival, a theatre company, an art gallery and music and dance ensembles. There is also a student newspaper and radio station.

Those seeking admission to OU may fill out an application online. ACT’s are preferred but the school will also accept SAT’s. A high school diploma or GED is required and transcripts from all schools attended must be submitted along with the application.

Since OU has a rolling admissions policy, students are usually notified within a couple of weeks of submitting their application.

All students who apply for admission are automatically considered for OSU scholarships. In addition, students may apply for federal aid, which includes loans and grants for those who qualify.

OU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Oakland University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

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OU Map & Location

Oakland University
2200 North Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309


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Getting Around OU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Rochester, MI

Winter
Dec
34
21
Jan
30
15
Feb
33
16
Spring
Mar
44
23
Apr
57
34
May
68
47
Summer
Jun
77
57
Jul
82
62
Aug
80
59
Fall
Sep
73
52
Oct
59
40
Nov
47
31

OU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 19,267
Freshman Class 3,246
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 23,802

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 2%
African American 9%
Caucasian 76%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 72%
Part-Time 28%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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