Congratulations! We are excited that you have decided OU@DIME is the right home for you to study and earn your degree!

Please follow these steps to apply for Oakland University, the application is FREE so make sure you complete this as soon as possible.  If you decided to defer your place, it's no problem, all you have to do is let us know and you won't have to apply again when the time is right for you.

Keep this page open during during your application, so you can refer to these instructions.

Step 1:

Click on the button below to create an OU admissions account:

Step 2:

After you have clicked on the button, you will be taken to a new web page, where you will be required to choose one of the following:

Select:         I am a high school student or graduate, or GED-holder, seeking a bachelor's degree.

Select:         I am a transfer student and would like to complete my bachelor's degree.

Please select the one that is relevant to you.

Step 3:

You will be taken to the relevant page, either:

Oakland University Freshman Account

Oakland University Transfer Account

Please fill in all the details you can.  

Select: Undecided Arts

If you are a transfer student from MSU@DIME, in the Current or Most Recent College section, please manually input:

DIME Detroit, 1265 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Step 4:

If you are a freshman, you will need to request your school to send your high school transcripts to Sharise Lucas-Perry at OU.

If you are an out-of-state student, you will be required to pay the out-of-state tuition.

If you are an out-of-state student and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, you will receive the Non-Resident Award which will reduce your tuition to the in-state rate.

For more information on tuition, please visit:

Oakland University will review your application and make a decision

They will let you know directly when you have been accepted to the University