About OCC

Oakland Community College provides a high quality, affordable higher education opportunity to our community. With five campuses throughout Oakland County, OCC offers a caring environment, excellent instructors, smaller classes and educational options to meet our community's needs. It offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 high-demand career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. Nearly half of OCC students intend to transfer to a four-year institution. The College has more than 200 transfer agreements with institutions across Michigan to ensure a seamless transition.

More than one million students have enrolled in the OCC since it opened in 1965. We look forward to serving the community for another 50 years and more!


OCC offers approximately 100 degree and certificate programs, including Michigan’s largest English as a Second language, Nursing and Workforce Development programs.

Students Oakland Community College

Students studying at Oakland Community College

OCC offers students an array of career-based courses and programs to earn an associate degree or certification. Many take advantage of more than 200 articulation agreements throughout the state and transfer to a four-year institution.


Oakland Community College is committed to enhancing the quality of life, health, and safety in Oakland County. Many of our students become contributing members of the local economy. Businesses utilize our programs to develop a highly-skilled workforce and provide job retraining, while community members can experience a variety of personal enrichment classes.

Five Campuses in Oakland County

From the thriving artistic scene at Orchard Ridge, to advanced manufacturing at Auburn Hills, each OCC campus has its own vibe