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Your future is our focus. Lay a strong foundation for your career through certificate and degree programs in more than 80 areas of study. We offer transfer opportunities to four-year colleges, internship programs and job search assistance.

Get the support you need. We’re committed to helping you learn. Our small class sizes mean your professors will know your name and your goals.

We’ll help you craft your unique path. Our strategic degree pathways were designed to help you reach (or discover!) your goals. We’ll help you stay focused so you don’t waste time or money.

Graduate debt-free. 99 percent of Oakton grads graduate with no student debt. Low tuition and accessible scholarships and grants make Oakton a smart financial investment.

Join the ranks of successful alumni. Whether it's transferring seamlessly into a 4-year program or getting your start in a career, alumni share the belief that starting at Oakton was a wise move.

Learn more about beginning your Oakton College journey by filling out this brief form!


Tyson Dean
After joining BSSP and the Academy, I didn’t feel like Oakton was just a building where I go to class. The people inside the building meant a lot to me and that’s what I want for other Oakton students.

Tyson Dean

Member of the BLACK Student Success Program and the Emory Williams Academy for Black Men

Learn how Tyson made connections at Oakton

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Students who complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may be eligible for grants, scholarships, Covid-19 relief funds, or federal aid loans to offset tuition costs. 99 percent of Oakton students graduate without debt.

Grants and scholarships are dollars that do not need to be repaid. Last year, Oakton awarded:

$6.9 million in grants
$1+ million in scholarships
to over 2,500 students.

Connect with Financial Aid to learn how to afford your degree.