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    Oakland University

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    $29,112
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $12,614
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $22,750
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    In-State
    Tuition
    $14,476
    Books & Supplies
    $800
    Room & Board
    $11,192
    Other
    $2,644
    Total
    $29,112
    Out-of-State
    Tuition
    $23,730
    Books & Supplies
    $800
    Room & Board
    $11,192
    Other
    $2,644
    Total
    $38,366

    Since Oakland is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at Oakland is $29,112 for in-state students in MI, and $38,366 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    Using State Grants at Oakland

    Michigan students who are considering Oakland should look into Michigan state grants to help fund their education. The Michigan Tuition Grant is available to students with financial need, as is the Tuition Incentive Program. Check out the state's official website for a full list of state educational grants.

    Oakland University Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at Oakland University need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for Oakland University is 002307.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

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    Pell Grants at Oakland University

    37% of students at Oakland University receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to Oakland University.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    Oakland students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


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