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Developing treatments for stroke

Distinguished OU physics professor receives award for stroke research
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Business Administration

risk management and data security leadership

Management Information Systems alumna working at Henry Ford Health Systems recognized on two 40 under 40 lists
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Education & Human Services

Alumna inspired to donate last paycheck

Retired counselor challenges alums to start a new tradition of donating first and last paychecks.
Camille Klimecki, a two-time Oakland University graduate, gives back to the 'common thread' in her life Education and human services programs

Engineering & Computer Science

'Mud, Sweat and Gears'

Engineering doctoral student appears on BBC show, leveraging a lifetime of experience to transform a car in one day
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Health Sciences

Model of success

University systems in Spain and Sweden adopt methods for instruction developed in an OU physical therapy program
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School of Medicine

Kindness Beyond Curriculum

How you'll be able to tell you're being treated by an OUWB trained physician
Dean Folberg is featured on Wing of Zock, a blog highlighting innovations in the medical field Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Nursing

Holistic Healthcare

Nursing students, faculty and volunteers offer area homeless health assessments and tips for healthy living
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In the words of Andrew Carnegie, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate in 1957 to provide “ladders upon which the aspiring can rise,” establishing what is now Oakland University. OU shares its 1,443 acres in Rochester, Michigan, with the National Historic Landmark that our founder called home. OU delivers more than 260 degree and certificate programs to 20,519 students who will join a network of over 100,000 alumni.

20,519
enrolled students for fall 2014
139
bachelor's degree programs
125
doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs
19
percent increase in overall enrollment growth over the past decade
100k
over 100,000 alumni
40+
countries in which to study abroad
5%
Honors College students graduate in the top 5% of the nation
2,500+
students living on campus
300
employers attend OU career fairs annually
110
rooms in the 88,000-square-foot Meadow Brook Hall
100+
Music, Theatre and Dance performances each year
496
international students study at Oakland University
21:1
student to faculty ratio
$150 million
in financial assistance awarded to students
58k
58,000 square feet of campus devoted to research
1,443
acres of wooded hills and meadow make up OU's main campus
93
percent of faculty hold doctoral degrees
23
incoming freshmen average ACT score
3.4
incoming freshmen average GPA
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