Oakland University is committed to taking all measures within its power to protect those on our campus from this public health threat.

OU establishes TEAM: The Engagement And Mobilization group to support community

The group is supporting delivery of services to those in need of health care, food, housing and social support, among other immediate needs.

Face-to-face instruction suspended through April 25th

A update from Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz.

OU launches 'Strive For 45' advocacy campaign

In an inspirational appeal to galvanize support for the state’s public university students, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled “Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success.”

Mindfulness: a mental health tool for challenging times

Practicing mindfulness has many research-backed benefits, including reducing stress and emotional reactivity, while boosting focus and working memory.

OU Responds: Standing Strong to Help our Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge around the globe and close to home. At Oakland University, we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff. We are also working tirelessly to extend resources that can help our community.

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  • Oakland University cultivates the full potential of a diverse and inclusive community. As a public doctoral institution, we impact Michigan and the world through education, research, scholarship and creative activity.

  • 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."

  • 143

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 130

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 17

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2019

  • 3.5

    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

  • 3,000

    students who live in on-campus housing (19% of student population)