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Oakland is a public graduate school in Auburn Hills, Michigan in the Detroit Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,510 graduate students. Of the 55 graduate programs offered at Oakland University, 4 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Oakland University are Medicine, Business, and Mechanical Engineering. 44% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,510
Part-Time Grad Students
1,561
Research Assistants
65
Teaching Assistants
303
Racial Diversity
  • White
    62.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    15.2%
  • Asian
    6.6%
  • African American
    6.6%
  • Unknown
    5.2%
  • Hispanic
    2.4%
  • Multiracial
    1.4%
  • Native American
    0.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Driven
    44%
  • Down-to-earth
    33%
  • Intellectual
    11%
  • Caring
    11%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 9 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    22%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    44%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 9 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 9 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    44%
  • $50K-$75K
    11%
  • $25K-$50K
    33%
  • <$25K
    11%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 9 responses
  • $150K+
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    89%
78%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 9 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$64,186
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$158,600
National
$217,500

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