OU to host Organ and Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will be hosting its 6th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 and Oct. 4 at the Kresge Library, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the OU Recreation Center.

Campus Flu Vaccine Battle underway

Oakland University is partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other schools to compete in the 2017 Campus Flu Vaccination Battle.

OU retains gold status ranking among veteran-friendly schools in Michigan

For the second straight year, Oakland University was awarded the highest possible ranking for veteran-friendliness by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

From Maize to Medicine

The genetic information in a kernel of corn could be a key to better understanding how normal cells become cancerous in humans, according to a recent collaborative study conducted by researchers from Oakland University and the University of Florida.

OU’s Tutoring Center earns national certification

Oakland University’s Tutoring Center was recently recognized as a Certified Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

A Season to Celebrate for the School of Music, Theatre and Dance

The Celebration Series runs all year and includes a wide variety of special events celebrating the School of Music, Theatre and Dance It is presented by the Oakland University Credit Union.


Campus Tours


Go for the Gold

October 7

Music, Theatre and Dance Day

October 14

Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 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)