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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
2200 N. Squirrel Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
Phone: (248) 370-2100
General Site: www.oakland.edu
Admissions: http://www.oakland.edu/futurestudents
Application: http://www.oakland.edu/apply/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Loryn from Livonia, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Meet with an academic adviser once a year. Stay on track. Study. Study. Study. The library is open 24 hours a day. 7 days a week.

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  • Student from Rochester Hills, MI
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Great for students who live around Oakland University if you're short on money. By commuting you'll be able to save a good $8,000 a year. However, some people prefer the dorm life. You NEED a car if you live on campus. There are no city buses so you'll pretty much be stuck on campus without one. Right now parking is terrible, but they are building new parking decks so we'll see how that goes. Also, if you are really into wearing your school's logo and a sense of community, Oakland is not the school for you. No one seems to care and there aren't that many activities to celebrate and participate in together as one big community. They do not have a football team either and it's not a party school. If none of that bugs you, it is a great school to commute and save money as well as earn a science degree.

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  • Krystal from Farmington Hills, MI
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Consider living on campus! Though Oakland University is a mainly a commuter school, the dorm life is very active and student apartments are a great way to learn how to live on a budget.

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  • Emily from Clyde, MI
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is made up of mostly commuters so sometimes it is difficult to make friends right away, but the atmosphere makes it more enjoyable. FYI - Watch out for parking. It is atrocious.

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