Oakton Community College
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 9,443
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Oakton Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Oakton Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,620 and in-state students paid $9,576.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$6,606
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$9,576
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,620
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 46% of Oakton Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,383 (which is 0.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Oakton Community College in 2016-2017, was 18, which is 3% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,314 (which is 5.3% below the national average.)

$4,383
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,314
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
46%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Oakton Community College has enrolled a total of 9,443 students (2,597 students full-time and 6,846 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,443 students, 647 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 998 students for distance studies.

9,443
Total Enrollment
647
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 49%

Asian: 19%

Hispanic: 18%

Black/African American: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Oakton Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 28% 1,218
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 23% 1,006
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 245
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 177
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 145
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 138
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 125
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 115
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 44
Construction Trades 1% 27

Graduation & Dropout Rates

18%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Oakton Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

18%
Still enrolled
28%
Dropout rate
36%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Oakton Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,300. Last year, out of the total 1,189 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,011 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,106 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 907 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,300 $37,600
Employment Rate 85% 82%
Total Graduates 1,189 1,106

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