Student Outcomes

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008, Oakland Community College must make available to the public the following information:  


Oakland Community College must make available to current and prospective students the following information about student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students who are male, female, self-identified member of a major racial or ethnic group, and receive a Federal Pell Grant.

For the Fall 2021 incoming full-time students (12+ credits) the information is as follows:

Gender N %
Female 1,641 49.6%
Male 1,665 50.4%
Ethnicity N %
White 1,981 59.9%
Black 462 14.0%
Asian 109 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino 184 5.6%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9 0.3%
Two or more races 133 4.0%
Unknown / Unreported 134 4.0%
Non Resident Alien 285 8.6%

Federal Pell Grant Recipients:
977 (30%)


Data Source: Graduate Follow-Up Survey/Leaver Survey

Job Placement Rates:

  • 64.3% of students enrolled in career-related (occupational) programs during academic year 2019-20 who graduated or no longer enrolled in any CTE programs during academic year 2020-21 reported being employed 6 months after they graduated or left.
    • 62.2% from career-related (occupational) associate programs
    • 70.1% from career-related (occupational) certificate or certificate of achievement programs

How job placement rates are calculated:

Job Placement Rate = Number of graduates/leavers who reported being employed / (Total number of graduates/leavers responding to employment status question - Number of graduates who reported they were not employed but they were not looking for employment)

Completion/Graduation And Transfer Rates

Oakland Community College must make available, on an annual basis, the completion/graduation and transfer rates of certificate-or-degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students. The data are to be available by July 1 of each year for the most recent cohort that has had 150% of normal time for completion by August 31 of the prior year.

For the most recent cohort, the students who began their studies in Fall 2018, the completion/graduation rate within 150% time of normal time is 14.9%, and the transfer rate within 150% of normal time is 26.4%. Below is the disaggregated graduation rate and transfer rate within 150% of normal time for the same cohort.

Gender Gradation Rate Transfer Rate
Female 17.1% 25.3%
Male 13.3% 27.2%
Ethnicity Graduation Rate Transfer Rate
White 15.3% 28.6%
Black 10.3% 15.9%
Asian 15.6% 37.5%
Hispanic or Latino 12.5% 27.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.0% 0.0%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.0% 25.0%
Two or More Races 13.2% 28.9%
Unknown/Unreported 18.8% 28.1%
Non Resident Alien 21.1% 21.1%
  Graduation Rate
Federal Pell Grant Recipients 27.8%


Oakland Community College must make available to current and prospective students the retention rate of certificate-or-degree-seeking, first-time, undergraduate students.

The percentage of first-time, full-time students who began in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021 is 54%.

Contact Information

Oakland Community College
2480 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan  48304
Phone:  248.341.2200