15,901
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,056
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Oakland University is a University institution located in Rochester, MI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 201 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI  48309-4401
United States

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anatomy Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Human Resources Development Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Project Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Chemistry Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Cytotechnology Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health And Wellness Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs Related Checkmark
Histologic Technology/histotechnologist Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Musical Theater Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,296
Applied
8,691
Accepted
15,901
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

6,309
Females Applied
5,304
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,987
Males Applied
3,387
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music, theatre, and dance

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 563 510 620
SAT Math 555 500 610
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,420
In-state
23,873
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,910
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,056
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,300
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,653
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,031
Avg. Loan Aid
4,864
Avg. Grant Aid
6,138
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

15,901
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.6%
Black or African American 7.06%
White or Caucasian 74.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 4.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.96%
Other 4.07%

Gender

Male (43.98%)
Female (56.02%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Homecoming & Reunion Weekend and WinterFest

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Alternative Break, Beta Alpha Psi, Grizz Gang, Meadow Brook Ball Committee and Student Program Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
state certified police officers, security lighting, extensive camera system, self-defense/alcohol abuse classes

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio