Oakland University Admission
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Yield (Enrollment Rate)
A total of 10,645 students have applied and 9,803 students have allowed to admit to Oakland University (Acceptance rate: 92.09%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.66 % where 2,025 students have finally enrolled out of 9,803 admitted students.
OU acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Washington State University and Kent State University at Kent, its acceptance rate is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 80.24%).
OU enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 22.46%).
How to Apply to Oakland University
The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply OU. OU offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
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Admission Statistics Charts
The following chart visualizes the admission statistics at OU and compares to similar schools by type, level and location.
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Test Scores Comparison
In 2022, the average SAT score at Oakland University is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 25. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Oakland University is comparable to the schools (average score is 1,211). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
|SAT Average||ACT Average|
|Similarly Colleges in Rankings||1,211||25|
|All U.S. Colleges||1,123||68|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges||1,112||67|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan||1,144||72|
SAT/ACT Scores by Subject
At Oakland University, 1,220 students submitted SAT scores (60% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,100 and it is around average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||490||620|
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Oakland University, 207 students submitted ACT scores (10% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 25 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
OU Admission Requirements
The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Oakland University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
|Secondary school GPA||Required|
|Secondary school rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record||Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores||Considered but not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||Neither required nor recommended|