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.
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.