The list of academic options at Oakland University is constantly
growing. OU currently offers more than 130 undergraduate degrees
and more than 135 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 —
From important registration reminders to daily events, stay focused on the
finish line while getting the most out of your educational experience.
Approximately 275 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
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.
Oakland University is appreciative of the many alumni and friends who have invested in Oakland’s future, enriching the lives of so many.
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With hundreds of funds to choose from which benefit students, academic programs and more, you can choose an area to make a difference that is meaningful to you.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OAKLAND UNIVERSITY GIVING
Dedicated in September 2014, OU’s Elliott Tower rises 151 feet above campus as a welcoming beacon visible for miles. The 49-bell carillon tower, surrounded by a fountain and gardens, is made possible by a generous donation from longtime OU supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott. Mrs. Elliott describes the tower as “a symbol of unity for people of all walks of life to come together.”
Adeline Hirschfeld-Medalia founded the Communication and Theatre program at OU in 1972. She worked here from 1966 until her retirement in 1986, and created an endowment providing students with scholarships for the last three decades.
Whether it is through scholarships, enhanced programs, or improved classrooms, all students at Oakland University benefit when you choose to make a gift. Thank you for your support!
David McGhee, 2005 College of Arts and Sciences alum, shares his outlook on community, education and giving back.
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