International Students

Oakland Community Colleges welcomes students from all around the globe.

With a thriving international student community dispersed among its five diverse campuses, OCC is an ideal location for students seeking a college experience in the United States. Other reasons to attend OCC include:

  • A fully-accredited English as a Second Language (ESL) program designed to prepare students for academic success and become more proficient in English.
  • The possibility to combine two years of study at OCC and two years at a university to earn a bachelor degree.
  • Small class sizes and affordable tuition.
  • Multiple resources to make the most of your academic experience, including tutoring centers; programs and courses geared for your specific area of study; academic counselors and instructors who emphasize learning.
  • Five campuses located in diverse communities spread throughout the metro Detroit area.

Whether you are accompanying a working spouse or parent to the U.S., or coming to study full-time, OCC can provide you with guidance for applications, admissions, enrollment and financial aid.