Oakton Community College is a two-year college with two locations near Chicago’s North Shore, in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois. Offering 80 associate’s degrees and certificates, Oakton Community College offers facilities in the arts, health care, engineering, and the sciences. Since Oakton participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative, the college has signed transfer partnerships with dozens of private and public colleges so students can seamlessly transition to earning their bachelor’s degree. Outside of academics, the 147-acre Des Plaines campus hosts athletic fields, a gymnasium, and fitness center, maintaining intramural sports and 12 intercollegiate teams.
Get a fantastic head start. Oakton Community College is an inexpensive way to find your direction. You will leave with a solid foundation.
Chloe from Evanston, IL
Oakton is a college that is great for someone who is both undecided and looking to explore their options or just get their general education classes out of the way. You'll always be welcomed inside to a nice, quiet atmosphere but that doesn't mean it's hard to make friends at all. The best thing though is how so many professors are always willing to help you when you need it and show how they really enjoy working at Oakton.