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OU's Gold Vibrations advances to the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) Great Lakes semifinals after taking home the win at quarterfinals.

Gold Vibrations
takes Chicago

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OU's theatre program opens its latest production on Feb. 4. "Faust(US)" is a radical new approach to Christopher Marlowe’s dark 16th-century drama “The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus.”

Good or evil?
OU presents Faust(US)

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Computer Science senior Timothy Miko, pictured here standing in front of the Engineering Center, has made two smart phone apps. One is an Android app that lets users journal their thoughts on their devices and has more than 40,000 downloads.

There's (now)
an app for that

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As part of a statewide effort to increase post-secondary degree completion, Oakland University will host its fourth annual Michigan Student Success Conference in early February.

Collaborating for
Student Success

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This is OU

In spirit of the words of Andrew Carnegie, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate in 1957 to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise," establishing what is now Oakland University. The OU campus has 1,443 acres with the historic address of Rochester, Michigan, and includes the National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall.

Grounded in teaching, service and research, Oakland University offers more than 270 degree and certificate programs to aspiring minds from its large campus spanning two thriving cities (Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills) in southeast Michigan. OU's distinctive educational approach connects 20,711 students, over 100,000 alumni and its surrounding communities to the unique and diverse opportunities within the region and beyond. OU students are given what they need to build a solid academic foundation to be prepared for unlimited possibilities.

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130+
Doctoral, master's, degree and certificate programs
20,711
Enrolled students for fall 2015
23.2
Incoming freshman average ACT score
100K
Over 100,000 alumni
3.4
Incoming freshman average GPA
40+
Countries in which to study abroad

Become a Golden Grizzly

Turn your academic dreams into reality at Oakland University. A doctoral, research intensive university, OU offers more than 130 bachelor's degrees and over 130 graduate and certificate programs for endless opportunities.

Over-achievers thrive at OU while conducting research, studying abroad, competing in Division I athletics, leading student orgs, performing on the stage, landing internships, and learning without limits.