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.

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.

Admissions Events

Campus Tours


Transfer Tuesdays

May 23, June 13, June 27

Transfer Open House in Macomb

May 3

Transfer Info Session

May 16

College Credit Advising Day

June 7

Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 AM
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
  • 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)