- OCC is a student-centered institution which provides high quality learning opportunities and services for individuals, communities, and organizations on an accessible, affordable basis.
Oakland Community College serves 14,511 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 14,511 students
- In-state tuition: $4,725
- Out-state tuition: $6,585
- Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
- Minority enrollment: 37%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Oakland Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 875 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
Oakland Community College
(MI) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Oakland Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Oakland Community College diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $4,725 is less than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,585 is less than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Oakland Community College cost?
Oakland Community College's tuition is approximately $4,725 for In-State students and $6,585 for Out-State students.
What is Oakland Community College's ranking?
Oakland Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Least debt for graduating students.
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