The Detroit metropolitan area abounds with cultural, educational and entertainment venuses for its student population. They can visit the Detroit Institute of the Arts, Greenfield Village and the African-American Museum. Students canlisten to jazz at one of the many clubs to watch a play at the Fox Theater. Attractions include Comerica Ballpark, the Joe Louis Arena, the Henry Ford Museum and the Motown Museum.
The Center for Creative Studies is located in Detroit's Cultural Center. Twenty eight different cultural and educational institutions are within easy walking distance. These include the Public Library, the CCD Science Center and the Institute of Music and Dance.
Oakland University's 1,441-acre campus is conveniently located in suburban Rochester, Michigan. The University's location in Oakland County offers many cultural and recreational opportunities, such as the Palace of Auburn Hills and the Pontiac Silverdome. Oakland County, the fastest-growing county in the state, plans to add about 40,000 new jobs within the next two years, which will mean more opportunities for Oakland's students and graduates.