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Oakton Community College
Oakton Community College 1600 E Golf Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60016 Phone: (847) 635-1600
  • General Information
    About Oakton Community College

    We are dedicated, first, to excellence in teaching and learning. We challenge our students to experience the hard work and satisfaction of learning that leads to intellectual growth and support them academically, emotionally and socially. We encourage them to entertain and question ideas, think critically, solve problems and engage with other cultures, with one another and with us. We expect our students to assume responsibility for their own learning, to exercise leadership and to apply ethical principles in their academic, work and personal lives. We demand from ourselves and our students tolerance, fairness, responsibility, compassion and integrity.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 74%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 34,838
    Native American 43.0
    Asian 3,137.0
    African American 863.0
    Hispanic 1,730.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,612
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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