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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    505
  • Enrollment
    271
Contact Information
Oakland University
238 Elliott Hall
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4493, United States
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Oakland University’s School of Business Administration offers programs that merge the teaching talents of dedicated professionals and experienced business leaders with the latest technologies and applications. Add to that the support of the Fortune 500 companies partnered with Oakland University and you have a formula for extraordinary success. Whether you’re seeking a promotion, new job or career change, OU has a program to fit your goals and lifestyle. OU offers flexible scheduling and convenient locations, including evening programs at the main campus in Rochester and the Oakland University Center – Birmingham, and the Macomb Intermediate School District Building in Macomb County. Weekend classes are also offered at Oakland University's main campus in Rochester.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    63%
  • Selectivity
    90%

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About Oakland University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 81
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 0 to 228
Admissions Selectivity
90% School of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

505 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
61% 489
63% 505
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 98
90% 90
63% 63.0
Female
29% 29
International
9% 9
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
30% 30
Finance / Accounting
20% 20
General Management
15% 15
Other
10% 10
Marketing / Sales
10% 10
Management
7% 7
Consulting
5% 5
Human Resources
3% 3
Manufacturing
40% 40
Financial Services
15% 15
Consumer Products
10% 10
Technology
10% 10
Other
8% 8
Government
5% 5
Consulting
5% 5
Non-Profit
2% 2
Pharma / Health Care
2% 2
Real Estate
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
1% 1
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
2% 2
680 to 709
2% 2
2% 2
650 to 679
3% 3
4% 4
620 to 649
3% 3
4% 4
590 to 619
9% 9
10% 10
560 to 589
8% 8
8% 8
530 to 559
10% 10
12% 12
500 to 529
10% 10
12% 12
Under 500
53% 53
46% 46
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $617
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,027
70% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
15% 44
7% 20
Students in Core Classes
25 School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Other
40% 40
Lectures
10% 10
Experiential learning
10% 10
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Capstone course
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 36
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 92%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Oakland University has recently created a campus-wide wireless network and has upgraded university classrooms and computer labs. A new network lab was recently built and opened.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
60% 60
Not Reported
16% 16
African American
7% 7
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,907 Living MBA Alumni
2% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.