Cappex.com - College search made simple.
Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Discussions

What are others saying about Oakland University?

Academic Rigor
4.0361
Dorm Life
3.7576
Food and Dining
3.5775
Bang for the buck
3.7692
Clubs and Activities
4.4324
Campus Safety
4.7826
Most Helpful Review for Oakland University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Courtney from Lapeer, MI
  • 15 out of 15 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.

Read the full review

To find more tips for prospective students, what to do for fun and whether this school is great for a particular type of student read the 106 reviews for Oakland University

Got something to say?
Create an account to write a review

Need more information?

Curious about something that isn't answered here? Feel free to ask Oakland University a question

Discuss this School on Facebook

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Ashley from Warren, MI
  • Mar-26-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Oakland University is everything I have looked for in a school. Its campus is beautiful, the staff is very welcoming and friendly, and I feel like it will become a second home to me when I begin attending in the fall 2015 semester. With a variety of academic programs, helpful on-campus resources, and great academic advisers, any student with initiative can succeed here.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More