Board of Advocacy and Resource Development brings health leaders together at OU

Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences has brought together more than a dozen leaders in health to form a new Board of Advocacy and Resource Development (BOARD), which will help support academic, research and community engagement programs in interdisciplinary health sciences, clinical and diagnostic sciences, public and environmental wellness, and human movement science.

OU’s Master of Public Health program earns accreditation from CEPH

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Oakland University, which prepares students for public health leadership roles, has been granted accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) following an extensive evaluation process.

Film Festival spotlights emergence of modern women’s movement

Marking its 34th year, Oakland University’s Women and Gender Studies Film Festival will present Feminist Activism Now, with a screening of the film She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.

Oakland University ranked second-safest college campus in the country

Oakland University again ranks among the safest college campuses in the nation according to The National Council for Home Safety and Security. It’s 2018 list of Safest College Campuses in America ranks Oakland second, behind only Brigham Young University, Rexburg, Idaho.

Making a career out of student success

Omar Brown-El knows the challenges facing underrepresented students first-hand when it comes to getting into college, succeeding in the classroom and earning a degree. He grew up as an academically and economically challenged student in his hometown of Flint.

Educational Exchange

This month, Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services will welcome a blended cohort of 50 Saudi Arabian teachers, principals and administrators in the Galileo-Saudi Arabia Leadership Project. Over the course of a year, the educators will learn as students, studying the ins and outs of the American school system and how strong leadership can transform their country’s educational landscape.


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College Credit Advising Day

February 28

Business Day

March 3

Transfer Open House

March 13

Go for the Gold

March 17

Campus Tours


Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, March 01, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday, March 02, 2018
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU 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)