Oakland Community College
The Best Place

Why OCC?

The best place between back home and back on track.

Need to retake a course or get caught up on credits? We’ve got your back! Save time and money this summer by taking a class at OCC. You’ll be able to gain credits for your bachelor’s degree while you’re home for the summer. This means you’ll be steps closer to graduation, and you’ll have extra money in your pocket when you get there.

At OCC, you’ll find small class sizes, supportive faculty and staff, and transfer agreements that make it easy to transfer credits back to your home university.

Discover what makes OCC the Best Place for YOU!

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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

Marketable career fields

  • OCC offers over 100 programs in high demand fields such as IT, health care, and advanced manufacturing.

Easy Transfer

small class sizes

  • Most classes at OCC have 25 students or less.


  • Quality education, taught by experts in their fields.


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Male Student
"OCC counselors can help develop your college pathway." - Mohammed, Wixom
Female Student
"OCC's instructors are always there when I need them." - Felicia, Garden City
Female Student
“My two years at OCC have been really exciting. I’m looking forward to what’s next.” - Dominique, Detroit


Transfer Profile

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.

Scholarship InfoGraphic

Did you know InfoGraphicOCC 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.