Oakland Community College

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School Overview

Oakland Community College (OCC) is located in Oakland County, Michigan, and is the largest community college in the state. OCC operates two campuses, both of which opened in 1965. The Auburn Hills campus is housed in a renovated Army Nike missile site and the Highland Lakes campus is a former hospital in Union Lake.

Many students from across the region attend OCC for its highly regarded paralegal program, which is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). OCC also hosts an active performing arts program, which hosts regular theater engagements and a two-day performing arts festival every February. OCC’s competitive speech and performance team, The Forensics Team, has claimed both State and National championships.

OCC has an active athletics program and the team name is the Raiders. Male students can participate in varsity sports that include golf, cross-country skiing and basketball; while female varsity programs include softball, volleyball, tennis, cross-country skiing and basketball. OCC also has a variety of club sports, including soccer. The OCC Raiders participate in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NCJAA).

General Information

Admission Office

2480 Opdyke Road

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2266

(248) 341-2200

Fax: (248) 341-2099

Contact: Maurice McCall

Director of Enrollment Services/Registrar
Main Address

2480 Opdyke Road

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2266

(248) 341-2000


Total undergrads: 24,957

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,006

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,116


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Ceramics A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Graphic Design A
Interior Design A
Music – General C
Music – General Performance A
Music – Voice/Opera A
Music Theory/Composition A
Photography A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Accounting/Business Management A
Business Administration/Management A
Construction Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
International Business A
Office Management A
Restaurant/Food Services Management A

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia C

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A,C
Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Systems Analysis A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Database Management C
Information Technology A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Electrician A,C
Pipefitting A,C


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Hardware A,C
Computer Systems A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Electromechanical Technologies A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A,C
IND specialist C
Industrial Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Mechanical Drafting A,C
Robotics A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services A
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health System Administration A,C
Histologic Technology A
Management/Clinical Assistant C
Massage Therapy A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Office Assistant C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription A,C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Optometric Technician/Assistant C
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Polysomnographic technology A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A
Science A

Library Science

Library Assistance A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Industrial Electronics C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Beauty Salon Management A
Cosmetology A
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Milwright A,C
Numerical control A,C
Pattern Maker – Wood A,C
Sheet Metal Technology A,C
Tool/Die Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Criminalistics/Criminal Science A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Oakland Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (248) 341-2000
Website: https://www.oaklandcc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.oaklandcc.edu/apply/default.aspx
Address: 2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2266
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 15,211
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 13,632 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,592
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,592
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 45%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,121

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Oakland Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oakland Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 47
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 76
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 96
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 914
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 35
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Library Science 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 41
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 12
Precision Production 21
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Visual and Performing Arts 28
Grand total 4662

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Oakland Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,592
Out-of-state $4,592
Books and supplies $1,450

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 380 45%
Grant or scholarship aid 316 38% $7,121
Student loan aid 123 15% $3,999

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,593 23% $6,178
Federal student loans 1,847 12% $4,259

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Oakland Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Oakland Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Oakland Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 15,211
Undergraduate enrollment 15,211
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Oakland Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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