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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.

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As a student ambassador at Oakton, Michael Underwood is helping others avoid his mistakes.

Alumni Profile

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

Faculty Profile

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While Merilee Waters made the transition from history teacher to lawyer on a dare, teaching will always be in her blood.

Staff Profile

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Brazilian native Elena Couto’s passion for alumni began the moment she arrived at college.