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Best in the West

The highest placing American brass band to compete in the Butlins Brass Band Competition will give encore of winning performance
March 10 performance information All Music, Theatre and Dance events Arts and Sciences programs

Business Administration

Prepare to excel

A Master of Business Administration degree from Oakland University prepares you for success in any leadership role
About the MBA program Business programs

Education & Human Services

Life after homeschooling

HRD student travels to Germany to conduct research for Honors College thesis
Read the story The Honors College Education and human services programs

Engineering & Computer Science

Efficient campus fuels academic opportunity

Facilities and infrastructure projects provide a comprehensive educational front in clean energy systems
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Health Sciences

Developing new hydration guidelines for exercising

According to Dr. Hew-Butler, most recommendations are not only unnecessary, but can be life-threatening
Read the article Health Science programs

School of Medicine

Learning from patients

Medical students gain confidence in realistic clinical settings starting in the first semester
Watch video Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Nursing

Expanding Nursing Practice

Heidi Good (DNP '14) contributes research and expands her leadership role and patient advocacy with a Doctor of Nursing Practice
About the DNP program Nursing programs Attend a Graduate Open House on March 18
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Interactive and printable maps of campus buildings and points of interest.

2014 sets the standard for years to come. Reflect on OU's milestones in this interactive year in review.

Daily campus tours explore academic buildings, residence halls, hangouts and OU history.

Take courses close to home at campuses in Clinton Township and Mount Clemens.

More than 260 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

Infographic shows what OU's 100,000 alumni have studied and where they now live and work.

In the words of Andrew Carnegie, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate in 1957 to provide “ladders upon which the aspiring can rise,” establishing what is now Oakland University. OU shares its 1,443 acres in Rochester, Michigan, with the National Historic Landmark that our founder called home. OU delivers more than 260 degree and certificate programs to 20,519 students who will join a network of over 100,000 alumni.

20,519
enrolled students for fall 2014
139
bachelor's degree programs
19
percent increase in overall enrollment growth over the past decade
100k
over 100,000 alumni
40+
countries in which to study abroad
5%
Honors College students graduate in the top 5% of the nation
2,500+
students living on campus
300
employers attend OU career fairs annually
110
rooms in the 88,000-square-foot Meadow Brook Hall
100+
Music, Theatre and Dance performances each year
496
international students study at Oakland University
21:1
student to faculty ratio
$150 million
in financial assistance awarded to students
58k
58,000 square feet of campus devoted to research
1,443
acres of wooded hills and meadow make up OU's main campus
23
incoming freshmen average ACT score
3.4
incoming freshmen average GPA
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