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#9 Best Public Universities in Michigan

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
18,552
Oakland University overview
Location Rochester Hills, Michigan
Online oakland.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Oakland University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Oakland University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,054 prospective students applied, and 9,776 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,258 enrolled in the school.  14,041 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,511 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $13,934 plus fees of $0. Oakland is ranked 633 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Oakland is rated within the lower 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Oakland University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 980/1210
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
81.1% 
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$13,934
In State Costs for Oakland University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$798
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,022
Budget for Other Expenses$2,634
Total One Year Cost$28,388
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,708
Out of State Costs for Oakland University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$798
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,022
Budget for Other Expenses$2,634
Total One Year Cost$39,162

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oakland University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Business 18%
Communication 9%
Education 7%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171571 IPEDS survey data for Oakland University.

Current students may use the Oakland University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.