Student Population at OU
A total of 17,170 students have enrolled at Oakland University - 13,771 undergraduate and 3,399 graduate.
By gender, 7,268 male and 9,902 female students are attending Oakland University. By attendance status, there are 12,798 full-time students and 4,372 part-time students.
The number of students at Oakland University is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Michigan. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Georgia Southern University and University of Colorado Boulder, its population is small (average population is 28,073).
Oakland University offers online degree/certificate programs and 2,291 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between Oakland University and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 7,268 male and 9,902 female students attending OU. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.73 to 1 and the ratio is similar to national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at OU.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 11,877 White students (69.17%) and 1,348 Black or African American students (7.85%) at Oakland University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Oakland University.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||29||11||18|
|Black or African American||1,157||388||769|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||20||12||8|
|Two or More Races||501||220||281|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||9||1||8|
|Black or African American||191||51||140|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||74||27||47|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 12,412 students whose age under twenty five and 2,235 students whose age is over thirty years old at Oakland University.
Especially, 274 students are younger than eighteen and 18 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Oakland University.
|65 and over||12||8||4|
|65 and over||6||2||4|
Online Student Population
At Oakland University, 10,892 students (63.44% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 2,291 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 2,147 students live in Michigan where Oakland University is located in and 50 students have enrolled from other states.
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||2,291||1,666||625|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||8,601||7,950||651|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||6,278||4,155||2,123|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||2,291||1,666||625|
|Other State in U.S.||50||29||21|
|Outside of U.S.||88||18||70|