About OCC

Oakland Community College provides a high quality, affordable higher education opportunity to our community. With five campuses throughout Oakland County. OCC offers a caring environment, excellent instructors, smaller classes and empowering educational options to meet our community's needs. 

More than one million students have enrolled in the OCC since it opened in 1965. We look forward to serving the community for another 50 years and more!

Lowest Tuition in Metro Detroit

Marketable Career Fields

  • OCC offers over 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 hour-year institutions throughout the United States. Top transfer destinations.

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

OCC Grad Student

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



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.  We invite you to connect with Oakland Community College.

 Culinary Student