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Business Administration

Region's manufacturing jobs on the rise

Economics professor Jonathan Silberman explains the data to business student Nick Boni
Report shows Southeastern Michigan's recent digression from national trends, for which Professor Silberman credits the Big Three Explore OU's business programs

Education & Human Services

Education and Human Services Day

Learn about undergraduate and graduate education programs and research opportunities on Saturday, Nov. 1
Sign up today to connect with current students and faculty in the programs that interest you See all degree programs in the School of Education and Human Services Learn more about campus tours and other academic visit days

Engineering & Computer Science

A persistent and entrepreneurial spirit

Engineering degree helps alum succeed as an entrepreneur in the fashion industry
Shawn's master's degree led him to a job at Chrysler, where he learned entrepreneurial skills to eventually start his own business Discover OU's engineering and computer science programs

Health Sciences

Speed Networking with Health Science professionals

Health Sciences students connect with alumni to discover potential job and internship leads
Students can still sign up for the Speed Networking event on Oct. 23 Learn about OU's programs in the School of Health Sciences Explore more events through OU's Career Services

Nursing

Becoming a Doctor of Nursing Practice

OU alumni are awarded $20,000 to pursue the highest degree for nurses in clinical practice
Leslie Kearfott and TaSondra Foltz receive the Jonas Center grant Learn about all of OU's nursing programs

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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 nearly 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
nearly 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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