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Academic Rigor
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4.4000
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Most Helpful Review for Oakland University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Courtney from Lapeer, MI
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

Throughout high school I was never challenged but as soon as I came to OU that all changed. The professors have been pretty good for the most part and they have challenged me to think critically which is a lost art in our society today.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Anne
  • Jan-04-2015 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is a great school and has a very connected campus. The professors care about their students,want them to succeed, and are always available to offer assistance when needed. Oakland offers a wide variety of degrees, events, clubs, and activities for students.

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  • Ashley from Macomb, MI
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland is a great school that has a beautiful campus. It offers many different types of majors and gives you lots of resources. It's also very affordable compared to other universities.

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  • Kelly from Saint Clair Shores, MI
  • Aug-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland is a great place to go for higher education; they are constantly working to make their school the best it can be, always happy to offer you help when needed, and are work continuously to give you the bet college experience possible. While the campus may seem small, it offers so many different opportunities to expand your mind as well as your social circle.

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  • Shelby from Davison, MI
  • Jul-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Every time I've gone up there people have been more than kind. The staff is super nice, it's not hard to get some help.

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  • Angel from Detroit, MI
  • Jun-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Not big at all, but not too small either. The people are friendly and try to get you involved in at least one thing. A clean, pretty campus to look at.

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  • Tialie from Detroit, MI
  • Apr-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is an evolving an upbeat environment to learn in. There are numerous student activities, as well support to assist in your success. I love Oakland University.

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  • Brandon from Grosse Pointe Park, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a past student here

    Great school for the money. Can be as interactive and full fledged college experience as you'd like it to be. Good school for those who want to work and get a degree at the same time.

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  • Loryn from Livonia, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is a wonderful university with amazing intelligent teachers. I am a transfer student and all of my credits transferred. Oakland has a reasonable tuition rate and a variety of on campus housing.

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

    Parking is horrifying as you look over a sea of cars. Great new medical science building with fancy attributes. Cramped main campus and there is almost no community sense.

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