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Academic Rigor
4.0460
Dorm Life
3.7857
Food and Dining
3.6133
Bang for the buck
3.7736
Clubs and Activities
4.4615
Campus Safety
4.7755
Most Helpful Review for Oakland University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Courtney from Lapeer, MI
  • 16 out of 16 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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  • ninesha - oak park, mi
  • Jun-02-2016 I am a current student here

    oakland univerairy is a great school. unlike other big universities, the advantage is that oakland isnt a big party school, so their is no opportunity for failure, unless u fail yourself. oakland gives alot of resources that most schools dont give to their students so its very help and beneficial. the food isnt that great, besides the food court. the people are very friendly gor the most part

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  • Natalie from Monroe, MI
  • Dec-31-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I really love the atmosphere here. Everyone seems very friendly and the school seems as though they are working hard to keep everything modern and clean. It is at the top of my list right now.

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  • Zahra
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    OU is a great place to study. With the addition of the new medical school, it's quickly going to the top. It's clean, friendly and so far, I'm really enjoying my classes there.

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  • Olivia from Grand Rapids, MI
  • Dec-11-2015 I am a current student here

    I am currently a junior here at Oakland.It is a diverse, medium sized Midwestern university with many big city amenities such as the Palace of Auburn Hills, dance clubs, and many fine eating establishments. Classes are not too big, and the professors are very helpful. Iv'e had a great time here so far, and would recommend Oakland!

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  • corunnahighschoolsenior
  • Nov-15-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Oakland is a nice, safe university. This college offers a wide variety in education. Also affordable, but not very much space for parking.

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  • Amen from Dearborn Heights, MI
  • Oct-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It seems like there are a lot activities for you to take part in. The classes are pretty small which can be a plus.

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  • Marcel from Detroit, MI
  • Sep-08-2015 I am a current student here

    This is an awesome University! Oakland University is known as a hidden gem in Michigan because students strive to go to bigger schools. OU meets and exceeds the other schools I toured because the atmosphere was so friendly.

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  • Jessica from Southgate, MI
  • Jul-16-2015 I am a current student here

    Oakland University wants to help you succeed, but it's up to you to use the resources they offer you. Each year, they continue to update their facilities and equipment to help students grow more. Although Oakland University isn't perfect, it is still continuing to grow and become a top school.

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  • Current Student
  • Jun-23-2015 I am a current student here

    Really great University; Oakland has a lot of things to offer and by far is one of the best Universities in the state of Michigan.

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  • Louisa from Clinton Twp., MI
  • Jun-22-2015 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is a mid-sized university of about 20,000 students and 100,000 alumni. It is located in Rochester, Michigan, which Time Money Magazine ranked as one of the top ten best small cities in America; there's lots to do in the surrounding area, many internship and employment opportunities, and a vibrant, diverse community. Oakland boasts strong academics, high placement rates post-graduation, and an amazing location.

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