Oakland University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Oakland University is a large four-year, public school with 19,740 students enrolled. This school was established in 1957 and is one of the 2 schools located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
112
At Oakland University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Oakland University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 112 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
Oakland University student retention rate is fair at 70% (close to Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Oakland University is low - 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Oakland University is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,800
Average tuition price is very high, around $24,800 per year.

Read the details about Oakland University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
According to recent data, 12,152 applications were submitted and 7,551 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Oakland University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Oakland University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Oakland University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Oakland University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Oakland University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Oakland University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Oakland University Location and Maps



Post Address: Oakland University, 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401, USA
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