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Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan

 4 reviews

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Oakland University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

About Oakland University

Oakland University (OU) is a public university located in the cities of Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, Michigan. Situated on a 1,443-acre (584 ha) campus, it was co-founded by Matilda Dodge Wilson and John A. Hannah. It is the only major research university in Oakland County, from which the school derives its name, and it serves much of the Metro Detroit region. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has classified OU as a Doctoral Research University.

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Located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, MI, 48309-4401, Oakland County

Oakland University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#151 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Michigan

#4 of 171

2021 Best Four Year Colleges in Michigan

#4 of 66

Most Popular Majors

Out of 24 majors categories at Oakland University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Oakland University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni