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About Oakton Community College

Oakton Community College is a public school in an suburban setting in Des Plaines, Illinois. Oakton Community College was founded in 1969 and enrolls 7,652 undergrads and no graduate students.

2021 Oakton Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $8,808
Out-of-State $10,536

Oakton Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Oakton Community College Early Admission

Oakton Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Oakton Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Oakton Community College. Oakton Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2020.

Oakton Community College Waitlist

Oakton Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Oakton Community College?

Oakton Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Oakton Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Oakton Community College Application Requirements

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Oakton Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Oakton Community College.

Does Oakton Community College Require the ACT or SAT?

Oakton Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Oakton Community College

Oakton Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Oakton Community College.

Financial Aid at Oakton Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Oakton Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Oakton Community College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Oakton Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Oakton Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Oakton Community College?

Oakton Community College is located in the suburban setting of Des Plaines, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you want to see Oakton Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 294 to Des Plaines, or book a flight to the nearest airport, O'Hare International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Oakton Community College and Des Plaines are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1600 East Golf Road Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268

Campus Setting: Suburban

Oakton Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oakton Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Oakton Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Oakton Community College ACT Scores

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Oakton Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,808

In State

$10,536

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,808
$10,536
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,652

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,808

Out-of-State

$10,536

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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