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Costs & Financial Aid

A great education offers the world's best return on investment. Not only does a college degree significantly increase your earning potential, it also pays off throughout your life by enhancing your skills, enriching your personal life, and expanding your perspective.

And taking classes from Oakton Community College is an especially affordable investment. Our tuition and fees are remarkably competitive. The College offers an optional payment plan in addition to several forms of financial assistance, including grants, loans, and scholarships.

To apply for financial assistance, start at If you have questions, please use the "Ask Us" feature on this page or contact us. We look forward to helping you make a great investment in your future. 

How to fill out the FAFSA



November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar