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.

OU’s ISE program prepares students for ‘magical’ experiences at Disney

From the classroom to the Magic Kingdom, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Oakland University is empowering students to pursue their passions.

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.

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 becomes full partner in Detroit Promise program

Oakland University’s Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, along with representatives of the Detroit Regional Chamber and the Michigan Education Excellence Foundation have formally signed an agreement that will make the university a full partner in the Detroit Promise scholarship program. Being a full partner in this program means that there is no limit to the number of students who can be admitted to Oakland who meet the eligibility criteria.

Kresge Library offering final exam stress relief events

The Kresge Library has plans in place for December 11-13 to help students deal with the stresses of final exams and pay off any fines they may have accumulated during the semester. Whether it is getting a henna temporary tattoo, learning to weave coasters, learning to knit, creating a 3-D printing, visiting with puppies or just enjoying a chair massage, the library has the recipe for stress relief from final exams.


Engineering and Computer Science Day

January 27

Campus Tours


Wednesday, December 13, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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
  • 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)