Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI
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Oakland University Review

Rochester Hills, MI, 2200 North Squirrel Road
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

Oakland University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 20,261 students and offering 225 degrees in Rochester Hills, MI.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Oakland University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Healthcare
962 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
0
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
28
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist
2
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
44
1
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
7
1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
259
0
Histologic Technology/histotechnologist
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
13
1
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
6
Medicine
47
Nurse Anesthetist
17
0
Nursing Education
7
0
Nursing Practice
0
9
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
22
8
Physical Therapy/therapist
1
14
41
Public Health
11
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
0
Registered Nurse
420
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
645 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
0
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
9
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
93
1
Creative Writing
10
0
Curriculum and Instruction
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
20
0
2
Education
2
1
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
4
Educational Leadership and Administration
2
23
15
Elementary Education and Teaching
142
37
English Language and Literature
78
8
0
Fine Arts and Art Studies
4
Foreign Languages and Literatures
0
French Language and Literature
3
0
German Language and Literature
1
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
7
4
Japanese Language and Literature
16
Liberal Arts
2
6
Music Teacher Education
10
5
2
Reading Teacher Education
30
2
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
27
Spanish Language and Literature
18
0
Special Education and Teaching
47
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
593 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
0
Anthropology
19
East Asian Studies
1
0
History
48
1
0
International Relations and Affairs
19
0
Latin American Studies
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
76
Linguistics
13
9
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
0
Philosophy
9
Political Science
39
0
Psychology
178
6
0
0
Public Administration
8
36
0
Social Sciences
0
Social Work
89
Sociology
36
0
Sociology and Anthropology
3
Women's Studies
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
556 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
65
35
0
Business Administration and Management
89
Commerce
49
Business/managerial Economics
11
0
Economics
8
Finance
68
2
Human Resources Development
92
19
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
39
0
1
International Business
0
Management Information Systems and Services
0
Marketing/marketing Management
61
0
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
0
Operations Management and Supervision
16
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
297 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biological/biosystems Engineering
11
Biomedical Sciences
1
2
Computer Engineering
24
0
Computer Hardware Engineering
12
Computer Software Engineering
0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
46
45
0
5
Engineering
0
Engineering Chemistry
5
Engineering/industrial Management
12
Environmental Science
14
0
Industrial Engineering
10
2
Mechanical Engineering
60
42
2
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
3
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
240 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
3
Biochemistry
20
Biology
146
8
6
Biophysics
0
1
Chemistry
11
5
0
Chemistry
0
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
0
Environmental Chemistry
2
Environmental Health
3
Mathematics
18
4
0
Physics
6
0
Statistics
0
4
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
212 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
167
12
0
Journalism
33
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
129 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
4
Conducting
4
Dance
5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
6
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft
0
Drawing
8
Film/cinema/video Studies
16
Fine Arts
0
Graphic Design
23
Keyboard Instruments
3
0
Music
5
Music Pedagogy
2
1
Music Performance
3
3
0
Music Theory and Composition
0
Musical Theatre
10
Painting
5
Photography
15
0
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
3
Visual and Performing Arts
0
Voice and Opera
4
1
Writing
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
125 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
34
17
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management
13
Information Technology
32
3
3
Management Information Systems
15
0
0
Systems Engineering
0
4
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Legal and Law
67 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Corrections
13
Law Enforcement Administration
24
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
2
Homeland Security
11
Juvenile Corrections
8
Legal Studies
9
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Oakland University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
Educational Leadership and Administration
Engineering/industrial Management
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Physical Therapy/therapist
Registered Nurse
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BA, Political Science , Class of 1977

Don't know as much has changed since I graduated in 1977.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1998

Well rounded education with emphasis on math skills.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 2014

Classes at university, classes/labs at elementary schools, field observations, student teaching, many networking events.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Studio Art, Class of 2015

We chilled out overnight often doing art, assignments, and watching movies.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science - BA, Class of 2005

Mostly white, but good minority presence.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in Music, Class of 1980

The jazz students were all a tight knit group supporting each others gigs

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1998

Mostly white middle and working class folks.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, Class of 1992

Student body was generally optimistic

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Studio Art, Class of 2015

I never went into the dorms. The computer labs in my department were only for my department and we were allowed 24 hour access. The dining hall was only one large one, but there was not one in my main department building.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Political Science , Class of 1977

Some are state of the art but all are up to date.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science - BA, Class of 2005

Don't know - didn't live on campus.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1998

Very nice more than adequate

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, Class of 1992

Computer, science, physics labs; dining hall; several dormitories; apartments; meeting center; health center/basketball stadium

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1998

been upgraded since I been there

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 2014

Beautiful architecture, compact (buildings are all close together) modern labs, hip dining areas

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BA in Music, Class of 1980

I have no idea. I was married while there and a music student so not real mainstream

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1998

Not sure. I worked and lived off campus and was not involved with school activities.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 2014

Frats/sororities, intervarsity Christian fellowship,

Rated January 2016
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