Graduate Programs Overview

Oakland University is a four-years, public school located in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $19,323 for Michigan residents and $24,648 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred fifty-five graduate programs: 58 Master's, 20 Doctorate, 55 Post-Bachelor's, 22 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 869 students have been conferred Master's degree and 221 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameOakland University
Typefour-years, public
Address2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, MI
Graduate School Students3,452 students
2,301 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$19,323
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 155 Graduate Programs
58 Master's, 22 Doctorate, 77 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Oakland University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Michigan residents, the tuition & fees are $19,323 and $24,648 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $805 for Michigan residents and $1,027 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$805$1,027
Books & Supplies$800
Room & Board$11,192 (On-Campus) / $7,244 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,634 (On-Campus) / $5,244 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$33,949$39,274
Off-Campus Total$32,611$37,936
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Oakland University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 155 major areas - 57 Master's (5 online programs), 18 Doctorate , 54 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 21 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 18,552 students enrolled in Oakland University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,452 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,522 male and 1,930 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,984 full-time and 1,468 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,301 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 737 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,522
Women Students1,930
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,984
Part-time Students1,468
By race/ethnicity 2,158 White, 208 Black, and 281 Asian students are attending at Oakland University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races54
31 students are younger than 22 and 499 students are older than 65. The school has 2,114 students aged between 22 and 30 and 808 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under31
40 & Over499
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Oakland University, 2,301 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 737 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,452
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,301
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses737
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses414
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,301
Michigan Resident1,763
Other State In U.S.178
Outside of U.S.346

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