Grizz Facts

A Grizz Facts look at reasons why freshmen choose to come to OU

Academic offerings, good reputation, affordability and financial aid offered were among the top reasons.

Freshman Reasons

Freshmen, reasons, attend, OU, Fall 2021

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Incoming students are routinely asked about their reasons for choosing Oakland University. Among students who responded to an online survey, 71% reported that Oakland University was their first choice college. Nearly 80% indicated that OU’s academic offerings and good reputation were “very important” factors. Affordability and financial aid offered were also among the top reasons.

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