OU undergraduates earn top honors for indoor air quality research

A research poster presented by Oakland University undergraduates Erika Cleary and Mary Asher was awarded the grand prize by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) at the Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, held June 19-22 in Denver, Colorado.

Alums expand metro Detroit gym brand to Rochester Hills

A friendship that began at Oakland University has blossomed into the successful metro Detroit gym brand, Applied Fitness Solutions.

New book celebrates people, events that shaped OU's history

In the recently released "Oakland University: The Campus History Series," iconic images guide readers through OU's rich history, from the University's "Pioneer" years to present-day as the Golden Grizzlies.

OU gets $560K grant to improve self-regulation skills in young students

Oakland University Professor Tomoko Wakabayashi recently received $560,994 from the HighScope Educational Research Foundation a part of a collaborative project to help preschool and kindergarten students increase their self-regulation skills.

Different Strokes: OU Graduate Patricia Aschan Makes a Splash

Aschan, who graduated in April with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, helped the Golden Grizzlies to four consecutive Horizon League championships by winning the 400-yard IM all four years and the 200-yard IM three times.

OU professor’s research focuses on deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Dr. Satish Walia, an associate professor of biological sciences at Oakland University, has been invited to share his research on antibiotic resistance at the 7th International Symposium on Energy, which will take place Aug. 13-17 in Manchester, England.

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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)