The Best Place
OCC provides academic and developmental experiences that allow each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities in which they live and work.
Lowest Tuition in Metro Detroit
- An OCC degree costs less than 2 years at a state university.
Marketable career fields
OCC offers over 100 programs in high demand fields such as IT, health care, and advanced manufacturing.
- Nearly 50 percent of OCC students transfer to a four-year institution.
small class sizes
"OCC counselors can help develop your college pathway." - Mohammed, Wixom
"OCC's instructors are always there when I need them." - Felicia, Garden City
“My two years at OCC have been really exciting. I’m looking forward to what’s next.” - Dominique, Detroit
- Open-admission institution
- Placement tests and new student orientation are required
- No charge to apply
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
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Eligible students can obtain scholarship, grants, loans and can participate in work-study programs to help reach their educational goals. In 2015-2016, OCC offered financial aid awards totaling $108 million to almost 15,000 students.
Students are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships through the OCC Foundation.
OCC Chancellor's Scholarships: $2,500 award offered to at least one student from each public, private and alternative high school in Oakland County. High school students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Alternative education students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.