OU professor, transgender advocate to serve on National LGBTQ Task Force

Transgender advocate Charin Davenport, who teaches writing and rhetoric at Oakland University, has been selected to serve on the National LGBTQ Task Force.

OU’s MBA, Executive MBA receive Tier One ranking from CEO magazine

Oakland University’s MBA and Executive MBA programs rank among the best in the nation, according to CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings for 2017.

OU Night at Comerica Park, Aug. 9

Join fellow students, alumni, faculty, and staff at this year's OU Night at Comerica Park!

OUPD celebrates 50 years of service

2017 marks the 50th year of service to the campus community by the Oakland University Police Department

3 ways the new OC will be better

This year’s Oakland Center expansion — which breaks ground on Thursday, April 6, 2017 — will add 60,000 square feet to its existing 140,000-square-foot frame.

Work-study employee helps OU veterans find jobs

Justin Nabarrette, a marketing major and nine-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was recently hired as a work-study employee to help build connections between OU's student veteran population and veteran-friendly employers.

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Human Health Day

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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)