Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 13,538
Graduate Enrollment: 3,399
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 92.09%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 32.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,117
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 970 - 1230

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 62.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 36.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 23.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 14.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 70.9%
Black: 8.4%
Hispanic: 4.7%
Asian: 5.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 1.9%
Unknown race: 4.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,229
In-State tuition: $13,934
Out-of-State tuition: $24,708

Estimated books and supplies: $800 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,192 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,634 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,244 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,634 (2022)

Average Family Income: $70,337 (2017)
Median Family Income: $45,385 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 42.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $241 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,347
$30k-48k $9,258
$48k-75k $10,827
$75k-110k $17,603
$110k+ $20,199

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 31%
6-year graduation rate: 56%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,298 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,228 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 60.4% (2015)
@3 year 65.4% (2017)
@5 year 71.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 39.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 43.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $47,256 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $53,940 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 53
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 34 $25,171 $203 $34,386 ($2,866) $47,284 ($3,940)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 150 $24,125 $233 $36,376 ($3,031) $45,064 ($3,755)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 31 $26,000 $267 $27,865 ($2,322) $37,793 ($3,149)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 8 $24,975 $265
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 140 $26,500 $276 $63,745 ($5,312) $87,350 ($7,279)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 27
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 31
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 31 $310 $46,508 ($3,876) $53,397 ($4,450)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 16 $426 $84,911 ($7,076) $97,930 ($8,161)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 171 $25,000 $228 $74,084 ($6,174) $89,376 ($7,448)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 63 $99,642 ($8,304) $104,665 ($8,722)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 2
Doctoral Degree Systems Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 21 $29,750 $302 $71,339 ($5,945)
Master's Degree Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biological/Biosystems Engineering. 18
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biological/Biosystems Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 44 $103,515 ($8,626)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 14
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 18 $25,428 $264 $39,504 ($3,292)
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 8
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 63 $25,990 $269 $29,729 ($2,477) $43,138 ($3,595)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 31 $25,500 $243 $30,775 ($2,565) $32,405 ($2,700)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 161 $28,000 $252 $36,978 ($3,082) $47,030 ($3,919)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 169 $25,435 $257 $25,999 ($2,167) $40,707 ($3,392)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 10
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biology, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 16
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 13
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 12 $43,966 ($3,664)
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 2
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 2
Master's Degree Statistics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 11
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13
Master's Degree Chemistry. 10
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 7
Master's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 183 $24,510 $239 $26,046 ($2,171) $41,537 ($3,461)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 15 $414
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 62 $25,000 $250 $37,626 ($3,136) $49,705 ($4,142)
Bachelor's Degree Homeland Security. 21 $21,500 $166 $30,952 ($2,579) $61,647 ($5,137)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 9
Master's Degree Public Administration. 24 $534 $55,426 ($4,619) $64,878 ($5,407)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 89 $28,250 $265 $34,899 ($2,908) $46,925 ($3,910)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 12 $33,238 ($2,770)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Economics. 1
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 35 $23,054 $228 $23,967 ($1,997) $50,970 ($4,248)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 33 $20,500 $216 $26,524 ($2,210) $41,299 ($3,442)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology and Anthropology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 11 $27,500 $292 $17,926 ($1,494)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 56 $27,954 $276 $31,108 ($2,592) $40,683 ($3,390)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 19 $26,678 $283 $20,887 ($1,741) $26,370 ($2,198)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 26 $27,000 $286 $25,311 ($2,109) $24,156 ($2,013)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 15 $25,327 ($2,111) $34,353 ($2,863)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 8
Master's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 13 $28,000 $276 $57,824 ($4,819)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 24 $28,021 $278 $60,552 ($5,046)
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 9
First Professional Degree Medicine. 130 $58,983 ($4,915) $104,788 ($8,732)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 36 $597
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 27 $30,750 $329 $61,714 ($5,143) $60,142 ($5,012)
Master's Degree Public Health. 17 $424 $45,992 ($3,833) $74,837 ($6,236)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 34 $262 $60,551 ($5,046) $87,752 ($7,313)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 41
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 11
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 401 $29,430 $219 $66,268 ($5,522) $68,205 ($5,684)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 78 $511 $102,874 ($8,573) $120,923 ($10,077)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 342 $25,000 $248 $23,535 ($1,961) $42,782 ($3,565)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 64 $27,250 $286 $51,397 ($4,283) $56,029 ($4,669)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 36 $26,000 $272 $58,427 ($4,869) $81,070 ($6,756)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 82 $293 $90,756 ($7,563) $112,744 ($9,395)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 69 $23,500 $236 $53,919 ($4,493) $69,885 ($5,824)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 118 $23,944 $238 $53,559 ($4,463) $78,839 ($6,570)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 179 $25,480 $256 $48,836 ($4,070) $60,527 ($5,044)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 11 $72,485 ($6,040) $78,709 ($6,559)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 42 $26,000 $276 $59,910 ($4,993) $72,305 ($6,025)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 17 $59,281 ($4,940)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 109 $25,715 $256 $47,532 ($3,961) $63,669 ($5,306)
Bachelor's Degree History. 50 $22,875 $236 $29,552 ($2,463) $44,674 ($3,723)
Master's Degree History. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 46 $421 $53,933 ($4,494) $51,099 ($4,258)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 4
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 29 $567 $43,621 ($3,635) $53,297 ($4,441)
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 13
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 142 $29,019 $292 $36,878 ($3,073) $40,787 ($3,399)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 58 $441 $48,406 ($4,034) $50,989 ($4,249)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6 $45,097 ($3,758)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 26 $376 $52,872 ($4,406) $55,398 ($4,617)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Master's Degree Education, Other. 15
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 42 $26,125 $273 $73,461 ($6,122) $92,554 ($7,713)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 16
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 84 $26,000 $275 $74,234 ($6,186) $91,496 ($7,625)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 34 $104,953 ($8,746) $116,967 ($9,747)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $87,741
Full time faculty: 53%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $109,034,791 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $147,144,540 (2022)