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Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment

Under the terms of the Federal Gainful Employment Act, this information is provided for Oakton certificate programs that are eligible for federal financial aid – and that prepare students for employment in a recognized occupation.

The goal is to provide prospective students with the full cost to complete a given certificate program, the graduation rate based on full-time attendance, and occupational information for that field.

Data for programs that have fewer than 10 graduates or student loan borrowers is not provided, as allowed by law, in order to protect individual identity. 

Gainful Employment information is available for the following world wide web certificate:

Web-Based Course Developer
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code: 11.0801

Program Information
Hours to Complete: 16
Terms to Complete (full-time status): 1
Number of 2011 Graduates: 1
Number of 2011 Graduates who completed within minimum term (s)*

Program Costs
In-District Total: $2,279
Books & Supplies: $686
Fees: $94
Tuition: $1,500
Out of District Total: $5,385
Out of State Total: $6.350
Median Student Loan Debt*

Standard Occupational Codes (SOC) and Titles
15-1134 Web Developers
27-1014 Multimedia Artists and Animators
27-1024 Graphic Designers

 

*This program had less than 10 on-time graduates. Regulations state we cannot disclose median debt amounts or on-time completion rates.

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

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