OU teams with community partners on bike lane project in Pontiac

Construction crews recently put the finishing touches on Saginaw Street, north of the downtown, to define on-street bike lanes in Pontiac.

Oakland University bringing Plum Market to campus in Fall 2018

Plum Market will become Oakland University’s newest dining partner and will be located in the newly renovated Oakland Center on the university’s Rochester campus.

Oakland earns ‘A’ grade for vegan dining offerings

Oakland University, and food service partner Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, have been notified by peta2, that the school has earned an “A” letter grade on the group’s fall 2017 Vegan Report Card.

Oakland University Credit Union makes $1M gift to aid International Education

Oakland University Credit Union President & CEO April M. Clobes announced at the Oakland University Board of Trustees meeting today her organization’s plan to donate $1M over the next five years. The gift will provide financial support to Oakland University students participating in study abroad and international educational opportunities.

OU open: exams and activities to run as scheduled

Oakland University is open as of 7:30 a.m. this morning (12/14/2017) and classes/final exams will run as scheduled.

OU’S GEAR UP program sees record enrollment, changes students’ lives

GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is Michigan’s largest college access initiative, with chapters at each of the state’s 15 public universities. GEAR UP follows students from seventh grade through their first year of college and is focused on helping underrepresented students succeed in post-secondary education.


Engineering and Computer Science Day

January 27

Campus Tours


Tuesday, December 19, 2017
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Monday, January 08, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 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)