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Oakton Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • DES PLAINES, IL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Safety
    grade A
  5. Student Life
    grade B+
  6. Location
    grade B+

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Oakton is an above-average public college located in Des Plaines, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,408 undergraduate students. The Oakton acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic). Graduating 35% of students, Oakton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,500.

About

1600 E GOLF RD.
DES PLAINES, IL 60016
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$6,341 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,579 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
79%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,408 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,675
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Home Bond
    40%
  • Outgoing
    40%
  • Laid-back
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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