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Sustainable Research

Research aims to find a catalyst to convert carbon dioxide into a sustainable energy source
Doctoral candidate presents sustainability research at international conference Read more research news View all academic offerings in the College of Arts and Sciences

Engineering & Computer Science

Hammerle Lecture to spotlight diversity in STEM fields

Dr. Pamela McCauley is the featured speaker when Oakland University's School of Engineering and Computer Science presents its 2014 Hammerle Lecture 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22
School of Engineering and Computer Science presents its 2014 Hammerle Lecture Discover OU's engineering and computer science programs

Health Sciences

Advocacy in action

Recent alum helps save an 11-year-old girl's life through bone marrow donation advocacy
Read how one experience in your college career can truly change lives Learn about OU's Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Science program

Homecoming

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Sept. 19-21

Whether you're a Pioneer or a Grizzly, return to campus and see the many reasons to be a proud alum of OU
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Oakland University is a world-class academic institution located on 1,443 acres of wooded hills and meadows in Rochester, Michigan. A vibrant academic community, Oakland University currently enrolls more than 20,000 students, boasts nearly 100,000 alumni, and delivers more than 260 degree and certificate programs. Oakland provides a distinct educational experience and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners.

20,169
enrolled students for fall 2013
139
bachelor's degree programs
125
doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs
19
percent increase in overall enrollment growth over the past decade
94k
more than 94,000 alumni with 73 percent living in Michigan
496
international students study at Oakland University
58k
58,000 square feet of campus devoted to research
$81m
OU endowments totaled more than $81 million as of June 2014
1,443
acres of wooded hills and meadow make up OU's main campus
93
percent of faculty hold doctoral degrees
23
incoming freshmen average ACT score
3.4
incoming freshmen average GPA
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