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Oakland Tuition & Cost

Rochester Hills, Michigan

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Michigan Resident Sticker Price
$27,370
In State Costs for Oakland University
Fee Cost
Tuition$13,346
Books and Supplies$784
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,806
Other Expenses Budget$2,434
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$38,734
Out of State Costs for Oakland University
Fee Cost
Tuition$24,710
Books and Supplies$784
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,806
Other Expenses Budget$2,434

Residents of Michigan pay an annual total price of $27,370 to attend Oakland University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $13,346 for tuition, $10,806 room and board, $784 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $38,734 which is 41.5% higher than Michigan residents. The tuition charge is $24,710 while room and board is $10,806, books and supplies are $784 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Oakland University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$12,843
Net Price by Income Oakland University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,490
$30,001 to $48,000$7,751
$48,001 to $75,000$10,387
$75,001 to $110,000$15,424
$110,000+$17,616

The average reported annual net price for Oakland University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,843 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

89% of full-time undergrad Oakland University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,154 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 49% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,090 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,330.

Finanical Aid Oakland University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,154 89%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $8,291 88%
Pell Grants $4,689 35%
Other Federal Grants $1,923 2%
State and Local Grants $1,085 6%
Federal Student Loans $5,090 49%
Other Student Loans $10,330 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Oakland University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $57,760. The loan balance of $57,760 is a four year multiple of the $14,440 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $551 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $57,760
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $551.09
Total Interest Paid $8,371.29
Sum of All Loan Payments $66,131.29

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$109,480
Year Michigan Residents Non Residents
1 $27,370 $38,734
2 $28,780 $40,729
3 $30,262 $42,827
4 $31,820 $45,032

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Oakland University to be $109,480 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Oakland University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Michigan Residents $484 $1,452 $1,936
Out of State Residents $825 $2,475 $3,300

Estimated cost for a class at Oakland University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Oakland University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Oakland University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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