Oakland University is a public doctoral institution with a global perspective, impacting communities worldwide through education, research, scholarship, and creative activity. Founded by Matilda Dodge Wilson, herself an immigrant and world traveler, OU is a diverse and inclusive community where exploration is synonymous with growth. International students and scholars push boundaries and drive innovation. Students and faculty engage on an international level, on campus and around the world, through experiential study, research and service.

The Office of Global Engagement promotes the global mobility of students and faculty and the worldwide visibility of Oakland University. We believe in the transformative power of global engagement and its positive impact on individuals, Oakland University, Michigan and the world.

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About Oakland University

Explore an academic and social environment unlike any other. Where opportunity soars and over-achievers thrive. Where dreamers become leaders, and the dedicated become empowered. Welcome to Oakland University, where the aspiring can rise.

A doctoral, research intensive university, OU offers more than 130 bachelor's degrees and 125 graduate and certificate programs. More than 19,000 students just like you shine with opportunities to conduct research, study abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on the stage, land internships, and learn without limits.

Bachelor's Degree Programs
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