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Oakland University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,230 tuition
$8,208 on campus room & board
$1,362 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$33,443 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,873 tuition
$8,208 on campus room & board
$1,362 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,774 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,327 avg)
7% get state aid ($558 avg)
79% get institn'l aid ($5,774 avg)
85% get loans ($6,249 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.23% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.23% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,655 94%
Federal Grant Aid $4,327 39%
Pell Grants $4,121 39%
Other Federal Grants $1,499 6%
Institution Grant Aid $5,774 79%
State Grant Aid $558 7%
Student Loans $6,249 85%
Federal Loans $6,140 85%
Other Loans $8,794 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Oakland University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $357
Out of State $825


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Ashley from Macomb, MI
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland is a really affordable college. It's free to apply and they don't charge any extra fees for things like parking and use of technology.

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  • 3
  • Angel from Detroit, MI
  • Jun-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Due to the recent construction, the tuition has gone up some a little. I feel like i am getting a good education in my major here. Make sure you keep up with financial aid

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  • 5
  • Krystal from Farmington Hills, MI
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University strives for low costs. One of my favorite parts of coming here is that there is very few addition fees. This includes free laundry and no parking passes!

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