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Finish here.

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

Follow these steps to attend Oakton

Contact Us
Oakton specialists are happy to assist students through the enrollment process. Many late-start classes are still available for fall. Call Rebel Campbell-Barber at 847.635.1703.


Submit Transcripts
Send official high school or GED transcript, as well as official transcripts from all colleges previously attended.

Complete Financial Aid Forms

Submit Proof of Residency

Complete Orientation


Pay Tuition & Fees

Buy Books

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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. Whatever your focus, 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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According to Courtland Nicholas, what you wear is an expression of who you are.

Alumni Profile

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After dropping out of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nick Frankel embarked on a soul-searching journey.

Faculty Profile

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English lecturer Mike Davros is a firm believer in remembering our roots.

Staff Profile

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Taylor Wright helps student-athletes stay on course with their collegiate goals and athletic dreams.