OU selected to participate in Data Literacy Institute

Oakland University has been selected to participate in a Data Literacy Institute project aimed at increasing the use of data to boost student success, including the number of graduates.

OU to host Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference Feb. 27-28

The event brings together professionals from higher education institutions and non-profit organizations throughout the United States and Canada who are focused on sharing and building upon best practices for student success.

OU launches 'Strive For 45' advocacy campaign

In an inspirational appeal to galvanize support for the state’s public university students, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled “Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success.”

Recent OU Electrical Engineering grads report 10th-highest median annual salary

Recent Oakland University bachelor’s graduates in electrical engineering earn the 10th-highest median annual salary in the nation, according to a new ranking from GradReports.com.

Future health professionals gather to learn about opioid abuse prevention

More than 300 students and faculty recently took part in Oakland University’s fourth annual Interprofessional Workshop on Opioid Abuse.

Howard Reich, chronicler of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, to speak at OU

The Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement at Oakland University will present “A Conversation with Howard Reich” from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in Oakland Center Founders Ballroom A.

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Business Day

March 7

Graduate Open House

March 18

Go for the Gold

March 21

Transfer Student Open House

March 25

Saturday, February 29, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday, March 02, 2020
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Oakland University cultivates the full potential of a diverse and inclusive community. As a public doctoral institution, we impact Michigan and the world through education, research, scholarship and creative activity.

  • 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."

  • 143

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 130

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 17

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2019

  • 3.5

    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

  • 3,000

    students who live in on-campus housing (19% of student population)