Nick Jonas to perform at OU

Multi-platinum, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist, actor, and award winning songwriter Nick Jones will take the stage on Saturday, April 14 at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University.

OU Night at Comerica Park

Join fellow students and alumni for a night of Detroit Tigers baseball at the annual OU Night at Comerica Park!

OU senior to receive ACS inorganic chemistry award

Oakland University senior Katherine McAuliffe and Professor Evan Trivedi have been selected by the American Chemical Society to receive the 2017 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research for their research into synthetic drugs designed to make it easier to detect cancer in humans.

Political Science professor has 'Hidden Talent'

When Peter Trumbore, associate professor of political science, first began playing the Appalachian mountain dulcimer more two decades ago, music was a hobby he took up “off and on.”

OU helps students explore payment plans and financial aid options

Funding a college education can be challenging, but Oakland University leaders are reminding students that support is available in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study opportunities and more.

OUWB students meet their match

On Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, 101 students in the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s third graduating class were placed in their residencies.


Human Health Day

April 14

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Campus Tours


  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 140

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 137

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2017

  • 3.4

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 2,700

    students who live in on-campus housing (13% of student population)