Oakland Community College

Tel: (248)341-2000
27,503 students
Public institution

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OCC is a student-centered institution which provides high quality learning opportunities and services for individuals, communities, and organizations on an accessible, affordable basis.
School Highlights:
Oakland Community College serves 27,503 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Oakland Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Oakland County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Auburn Hills (4.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Oakland Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 27,503 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 59:1 has increased from 52:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
27,503 students
1,283 students
Oakland Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
8,662 students
832 students
Oakland Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 18,841 students
1,021 students
Oakland Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Oakland Community College sch enrollment Oakland Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Oakland Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Oakland Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
12%
Oakland Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Oakland Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Oakland Community College More (2011-2012)
Oakland Community College sch ethnicity Oakland Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.41 0.45
Oakland Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,247 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,247 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,247 $5,845
Oakland Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,247 $10,047
Oakland Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

With a student enrollment of 75,000, we are the largest community college in Michigan and the 14th largest in the United States. Our five campuses are located at strategic points throughout Oakland County: Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Waterford, Royal Oak and Southfield. OCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 125 career fields, as well as university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. The Oakland Community College District was established by the electorate of Oakland County, Michigan, on June 8, 1964. The area served encompasses almost 900 square miles and has an assessed valuation of over $25 billion. The College opened in September 1965, with a record community college initial enrollment of 3,860 students on two campuses - Highland Lakes, a renovated hospital in Union Lake, and Auburn Hills, a former Army Nike missile site in Auburn Heights. Occupying a nine-acre site on Opdyke Road in Bloomfield Hills, the George A. Bee Administration Center, also known as the District Office, serves as the administrative center for the College. Collegewide administrative support and operational services are housed here to help the College operate more efficiently. Its central location offers another convenient point in the County for the provision of student and community services. OCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,485 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.