Fall Photo Contest Winners Announced

Oakland University's social media team held the annual #ThisIsOU Fall Photo Contest generating more than 70 submissions from students across academic disciplines. Photo credit: Christian Kettenbeil

Oakland University biology professor named ‘New Innovator’ in food, agriculture research

Mary Jamieson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biological sciences at Oakland University, has been selected as a recipient of the inaugural New Innovators in Food and Agriculture Research Award by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

Model UN wins first place at conference

OU's Model UN team was the top overall winner of the Lake Erie International Model UN Conference in Huron, Ohio.

Kresge Library hosts ‘Food for Fines’ drive

For each non-perishable food item brought to the Circulation Desk at the Kresge Library between Nov. 28 and Dec. 12, the library will forgive $1 in overdue fines.

Board of Trustees announces presidential search plan and committee

On October 24, the Oakland University Board of Trustees created an Ad Hoc Presidential Search Committee to conduct a national search and develop a pool of candidates for the next president of Oakland University.

OU among state’s top LGBTQ-inclusive campuses

Oakland University was recently ranked as one of the top LGBTQ-friendly campuses in the state of Michigan by the Campus Pride Index, which rates both colleges and universities using a five-star rating system.

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  • Oakland University offers 270 degree and certificate programs with over 20,000 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."

  • 132

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 138

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 20,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2016

  • 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)