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Located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Oakland University is a public institution. Rochester Hills is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

12,057 Full-Time Undergraduates
$15,135 Avg In-State Tuition

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Oakland University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Oakland.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#31 Most Popular Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Oakland has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#32 Best Radiologic Technology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#48 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#139 Best Allied Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Oakland University?


Contact details for Oakland are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
Phone: 248-370-2100

Can I Afford Oakland?

$15,135 In-State Tuition
48% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
For the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time Oakland students paid $504 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $825 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $15,135 $24,735
Books and Supplies $800 $800
On Campus Room and Board $11,192 $11,192
On Campus Other Expenses $2,634 $2,634

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Oakland, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $5,856 a year. That adds up to $23,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Oakland is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Oakland University Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,057 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,100 undergraduate students at Oakland, with 12,057 being full-time and 3,043 being part-time.


There are also 3,452 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,057 full-time undergraduates at Oakland, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oakland University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 617
Black or African American 1,019
Hispanic or Latino 539
White 8,637
International Students 244
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,001

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Oakland University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 58 countries are represented at Oakland. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Oakland University

10,502 Took All Classes Online
17,748 Took At Least One Class Online
311.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 17,748 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Oakland has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Oakland

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oakland University was 311.4%. This is the #157 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Oakland regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Oakland University Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
General Health & Wellness 34 34
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology 28 28
Radiologic Technology 15 15
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 5 5
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2 2
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 0
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist 0 0
TOTAL 84 84


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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