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Start your journey at Oakton, and get a great education at a price you can afford. Oakton students choose from more than 80 degree and certificate programs and transfer to more than 650 four-year colleges and universities throughout Illinois – and beyond.

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In today’s high-pressure world, you need an education that prepares you to face the future with both skills and practical know-how. That’s why Oakton’s 80 areas of study teach not only theories, but also how to apply them. Our stellar faculty combine impressive academic credentials with real-world experience. Whether your focus is business or science, sociology or nursing, an Oakton education will prepare you for a relevant—and successful—future.

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Take a quick look at what our students are up to and how our alumni are succeeding. Or get to know our faculty and staff.

Student Profile

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Laura Stefany Diaz was 16 when she moved here from Colombia. Now she’s on a journey toward a career in teaching.

Alumni Profile

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

Faculty Profile

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Gas finds a meaningful second career teaching nursing at Oakton.

Staff Profile

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Michele Brown is on a mission to spread the word about the value of education – especially at the community college level.