About OCC

You have a mission for excellence.  You crave challenges. Test yourself at Oakland Community College, the top transfer institution in Michigan.  Here, you're powered by dedicated, hands-on faculty to dig deeper, think broader and turn potential into professional.  Here, you're empowered to pursue a higher purpose, not just a paycheck.  Dream bigger. Achieve more. Earn an in-demand certificate, degree or transfer credits at OCC. 


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Lowest Tuition in Metro Detroit

Marketable Career Fields

  • OCC offers nearly 100 programs in high demand fields such as IT, healthcare and advanced manufacturing.

Easy Transfer

Small Class Sizes

  • Most classes at OCC have 25 students or less.

Expert Faculty

  • Quality education taught by experts in their fields.




Over 290 transfer agreements with 28 four-year institutions throughout the United States. Top transfer destinations.

  • Oakland University
  • Wayne State University
  • Walsh College
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Central Michigan University

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Degree Programs

Oakland Community College offers degree and certificate program to prepare you for your first career or the next phase of your professional life.

full time students 29%

Female Student

"OCC's instructors are always there when I need them." - Felicia B, Garden City, MI

$22.8 million in grants and scholarships


Business utilize our programs to develop a highly-skilled workforce and provide job retraining, while community members can experience a variety of personal enrichment classes.


Oakland Community College offers a high-quality education, but that's only part of our mission. Explore how we are committed to enhancing the quality of life, safety and economy in the communities we serve.

 Culinary Student