Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268

About Oakton Community College

Oakton Community College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a suburban area. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate12,087
Student Age% Under 2554%
 % 25 and Over46%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time30%
 % Part-time70%
Race/Ethnicity% White52.3%
 % Black5.7%
 % Asian17.1%
 % Latino9.5%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown7.9%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,163
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,850
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid37%
 % Undergraduates with Loans2%
 % Undergraduates with Grants37%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,019
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000

Neighborhood Data for the Des Plaines Area

Median Age40.9
Median Household Income$63,528
Total Population57,909
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.5% 52.5%
 Age 0-951.8%48.2%
 Age 10-1743.7%56.3%
 Age 18-2451.5%48.5%
 Age 25-2950.0%50.0%
 Age 30-3949.6%50.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.4%
 % Black1.4%
 % Asian11.0%
 % Latino17.7%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)4.9%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,019
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$921
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5004.0%12.7%0.0%
 $500 to $7499.3%24.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99924.8%46.9%35.9%
 Over $100061.9%15.9%61.0%
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