Oakland University

public university Estd 1957
Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA
Oakland University

Located in Rochester Hills, Oakland University is a highly-ranked public institution of higher education and research in Michigan. Established in 1957, the institution officially started functioning in the year 1959 with 570 students on the roll. In its initial years, the institution operated as a branch of the Michigan State University under the name Michigan State University-Oakland. It was in 1963 that the institution became an autonomous university and adopted its current name. It is a business school that has international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Oakland University has a beautiful 1443-acre campus consisting of more than 50 buildings that house administrative offices, classrooms, specialized laboratories, and practice centers, residences and student support facilities. The institution has two libraries: Kresge Library and Medical Library, possessing a rare and unique collection of books, journals, subject guides, articles, databases, and archives. The Oakland Center has several meeting rooms, conference halls, student organization offices, university credit unions, and a bookstore. The building also houses the Plum Market Kitchen and the Pioneer Food Court. The campus features state-of-the-art Recreation Center, Fitness Court, Aquatic Center and Outdoor Complex consisting of an eight-lane soccer track, golf course, eight tennis courts and fields for soccer, lacrosse, football, and rugby.

The Elliott Tower is a visual centerpiece of the campus and a major rallying point for various activities. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus is a premier regional outdoor venue for various events, festivals, and concerts. The university has seven residence halls, four Greek cottages and two apartment complexes that accommodate about 3,052 students, which is 16% of the entire student population. Other on-site facilities include the Graham Health Center, Counseling Center, Golf and Learning Center, Art Gallery, Printing Services Department.

Oakland University has six schools and one college along with an Honour’s College and a Graduate School. The university offers 146 undergraduate programs and 130 postgraduate, doctorate and certificate programs in engineering, business, arts, sciences, education, human services, health sciences, nursing, and medicine. It also extends a range of online, professional and continuing education programs for working professionals. The university has over 15,000 students on the roll, out of which 56.7% are females and 43.3% are males. There are about 919 international students at the university, comprising 4.8% of the current student body. The student-faculty ratio at the university is 20:1.

The university has a vast alumni network of 118,000 graduates across the globe, out of which 74.5% of them live in Michigan. Few notable names who graduated from the university are N.R. Narayana Murthy (Infosys Limited’s Founder and CEO), Curtis Armstrong (TV and Film Actor), David J. Doyle (Michigan Politician), Doris Eaton Travis (Dancer, Actress and Writer), Elizabeth Reaser (Actress), Deborah Servitto (Judge at the Michigan Court of Appeals), G. Mennen Williams (Michigan’s Former Governor) and John G. Denison (ATA Airlines’ CEO).

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.8 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 18.1 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.5 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 3 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 3 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 13.5L - 13.8L
USD 18,486 - 18,779
MBA - 1 Course24 MonthsINR 18.1L
USD 24,648
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