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Admission Prerequisites

Admission Prerequisites

The minimum qualifications are:

High school graduation or successful completion of the GED exam.

High School grade point average of C or better.

One year of high school or one semester of college:

  • Algebra (completed within the last 7 years) with a minimum grade of C (Oakton-MAT 140 or equivalent). Math assessment test may be required.
  • Biology (completed within the last 10 years) with a minimum grade of C (Oakton-BIO 101 or equivalent).
  • Chemistry (completed within the last 7 years) with a minimum grade of C (Oakton-CHM 101 or equivalent).

EGL (English) Writing Assessment Test (WSAT) placement into English 101 or proof of English 101.

EGL (English) Reading Native Compass test with a score of 77 or higher.

ACT score of 21, (20 if taken before 10/89) OR

Minimum of 12 college credit hours with a grade of "C" or better in science.

ECE (Education Credential Evaluation) of foreign high school and college credit. Request a "Catalog Match." Link to form at: http://www.ece.org/files/ECE_App_English_v3.pdf

Alumni Profile

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

Full Academic Calendar