Oakton Community College

Des Plaines, IL, USA
2.86 Average Rating

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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
94%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision January 2, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
8,907
Total Number of Undergrads
8,907
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,910
Tuition
In-District Tuition
$3,270
Out-of-District Tuition
$8,808
Students Receiving Financial Aid
47%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,162
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Phoenix
Los Angeles
Washington
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,500
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What Students Are Saying

2.86 Average Rating
i personally feel that oakton community college is a school full of unique people. as i pass by students like me, they carry things like instruments and artwork to show others what they are passionate about. that is what i love about college: we are are ready to take that leap to success.
Michelle from Des Plaines, IL
AWESOME. AWESOME. And, oh yeah!, AWESOME.
Polina from Niles, IL

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