Paralegal grad’s career path has global reach

Laureen Berti, who earned her paralegal certification from OU in 2016, is employed at Fakhoury Global Immigration in Troy.

Athletics, academics helped alum prepare for life as Navy commander

Over the past year, alum Wesley Brown crisscrossed the country, training at various Naval schools with the goal of becoming an executive officer of a Naval destroyer. He achieved his goal in September when he was appointed executive officer of the USS Oscar Austin.

‘History Comes Alive’ at Oakland University

Now in its 14th year, the Department of History’s annual "History Comes Alive" lecture series highlights a variety of historic events – some serious, some not so serious.

OU’s Kresge Library opens makerspace to inspire student collaboration, creativity

In an ongoing effort to encourage students to create, connect and inspire, Oakland University’s Kresge Library recently opened a new makerspace, complete with a 3D printer and other state-of-the-art technology.

President’s Colloquium: The High Price of Cheap Gasoline

This year’s President’s Colloquium is entitled The High Price of Cheap Gasoline and will be presented by Matthew Fails, Ph.D., an associate professor of Political Science. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms

Mentoring the next generation

In recognition of her hard work and dedication in the classroom, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) has honored Donna Free with its 2017 Accounting Teaching Excellence Award.


College Credit Advising Day

November 15

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Transfer Student Open House

October 18

Graduate Open House

October 30

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Education and Human Services Day

November 11

  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. The 1,443 acre campus spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 140

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 137

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2017

  • 3.4

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 2,700

    students who live in on-campus housing (13% of student population)