The university was established in 1957 through a generous donation from founders Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson. They contributed their historic estate and $2 million to Michigan State University to establish a satellite school, named Michigan State University – Oakland.
Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. More than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students are engaged in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities.
One of the best things about college life is discovering yourself and what makes you happy. At OU, you’re given the chance to do and be virtually anything you want.
OU has six unique residence halls located in the heart of campus. That means everything you need - classrooms, labs, the Rec Center, food and Kresge Library - are all within a 10 - minute walk.
Living in the residence halls provides the ultimate college experience: growing and learning with like-minded students in a fun, yet safe, environment.
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