The list of academic options at Oakland University is constantly growing. OU currently offers more than 120 undergraduate degrees and more than 120 graduate and certificate options. Students have the opportunity to participate in high-level research as early as their freshman year.
Check out Oakland University’s admissions sites for application guidelines, academic programs and information on how to pay for your education. Sign up to visit OU for a campus tour or admissions event geared toward you. Apply online today at oakland.edu/apply — it’s free!
From important registration reminders to daily events, stay focused on the finish line while getting the most out of your educational experience. More than 200 active student organizations take learning to a new level, while student service offices are here to help you succeed.
Nearly 100,000 alumni proudly call OU their alma mater. Upon graduation, you will automatically be welcomed as a member of Oakland University’s very active Alumni Association. Alumni stay connected through networking, volunteering and mentorship programs.
Nearly half a million people visit campus each year to explore OU’s cultural icons, such as the home to OU’s founder, our very own National Historic Landmark. Be inspired by guest speakers from around the world, or awed by artwork, student, faculty and guest performances.
Your gift matters! Contributions from alumni and friends create opportunities that prepare Oakland University students to be leaders. Support the OU Fund (the area of greatest need), scholarships, athletics, the library, Meadow Brook Hall, or one of the hundreds of other areas that make Oakland unique.
The Grizzlies’ growing Division I athletics program is a member of the Horizon League, one of the NCAA’s top performing leagues. Athletes can also be found in dozens of club and intramural sports, or playing recreational games of disc or ball golf on one of OU’s courses.
**Courses used in the calculation of the grade point average used to determine progression to the sophomore year.
GENERAL EDUCATION: Students choose one approved course from each of the following categories: Arts; Literature; Foreign Language and Culture; Western Civilization; Global Perspective; Social Science; Natural Science and Technology; Formal Reasoning, Knowledge Applications; Capstone; General Education Writing Intensive; Writing Intensive in the Major; U.S. Diversity. Students are encouraged to consult with your academic adviser for assistance selecting and scheduling general education courses and in particular the course selected to fulfill the Writing Intensive in the General Education within their academic schedule. In many instances, you may select one course to fulfill more than one degree requirement. The School of Nursing and Oakland University reserve the right to revise all information contained in this publication at its discretion and to make reasonable changes in requirements to improve or upgrade academic and non-academic programs. Classes can be cancelled without notice if enrollment does not meet minimum number established for undergraduate courses. All data in this document reflects information as it was available at the publication date.