Oakland University

, Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401

About Oakland University

Oakland University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate15,273
Student Age% Under 2567%
 % 25 and Over33%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time67%
 % Part-time33%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.5%
 % Black8.1%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino1.7%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown8.4%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT99%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,285
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,675
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid86%
 % Undergraduates with Loans48%
 % Undergraduates with Grants82%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,226
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,680
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,770
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,279
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,565
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,565

Neighborhood Data for the Rochester Hills Area

Median Age40.7
Median Household Income$79,009
Total Population70,840
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.7% 51.3%
 Age 0-954.2%45.8%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2445.4%54.6%
 Age 25-2950.0%50.0%
 Age 30-3947.8%52.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.4%
 % Black5.4%
 % Asian10.1%
 % Latino3.6%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)5.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,680
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,770
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$883
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50017.3%13.6%0.8%
 $500 to $7490.0%26.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%23.3%40.2%
 Over $100082.7%36.9%50.8%
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