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Get the training and education you need to compete for today's high-demand careers. Oakland Community College provides you with the resources you need to be successful and offers one of the state's most affordable tuition rates.

We also offer a range of 100% online program options in a variety of fields, including the arts, business, sciences, criminal justice and more. This unique style of learning offers more flexibility in scheduling, and allows you to obtain your degree or certificate from anywhere.

Applying to OCC is easy and free. The Admission Coordinators are here to personally guide you through the admissions process. Check out our calendar of live admissions events.

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Select the student type that best fits you for a list of steps to apply.

  • New to College: I plan to pursue a degree or certificate program, and/or complete credits to transfer to a university.
  • Transfer to OCC: I have credits from a different college/university and wish to transfer to OCC.
  • Returning to OCC: I previously attended OCC but haven’t enrolled in three or more years.
  • Dual Enrollment/Early College: I wish to take OCC classes while I’m in high school.
  • Guest Students: I’m currently attending another college/university and want to take OCC classes to transfer back.
  • International: I’m not currently a US citizen and wish to enroll at OCC.
  • Non-Degree: I want to take classes for personal or professional enrichment. 
  • English as a Second Language (ESL): I wish to enroll in classes that will help me become more fluent in English.
  • Short-Term Training: I’m interested in training programs that will give me job skills in 14 weeks or less.
Four Sisters from Mexico Select OCC as their College of Choice
Four Sisters from Mexico Select OCC as their College of Choice
“If your goal is to get a higher education degree, you can do that with just a different path and in the end, you will get more from that by going to OCC,” Jennifer Lezama. 

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