Student Outcomes

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008, Oakland Community College must make available to the public the following information:  


Oakland Community College must make available to current and prospective students the following information about student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students who are male, female, self-identified member of a major racial or ethnic group, and receive a Federal Pell Grant.

For the Fall 2017 incoming full-time students (12+ credits) the information is as follows:

Gender N %
Female 2,084 47.7%
Male 2,289 52.3%
Ethnicity N %
White 2,707 61.9%
Black 731 16.7%
Asian 228 5.2%
Hispanic or Latino 161 3.7%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
Two or more races 191 4.4%
Unknown / Unreported 140 3.2%
Non Resident Alien 199 4.6%

Federal Pell Grant Recipients:
1,386 (32%)


Data Source: Graduate Follow-Up Survey/Leaver Survey

Job Placement Rates:

  • 87.5% of career-related (occupational) students who graduated during academic year 2015-16 or left post-secondary education during 2016-17 reported being employed 6 months after they graduated or left.
    • 84.8% from career-related (occupational) associate programs
    • 99.0% from career-related (occupational) certificate or certificate of achievement programs

How job placement rates are calculated:

Job Placement Rate = Number of graduates/leavers who reported being employed / (Total number of graduates/leavers responding to employment status question - Number of graduates who reported they were not employed but they were not looking for employment)

Completion/Graduation And Transfer Rates

Oakland Community College must make available, on an annual basis, the completion/graduation and transfer rates of certificate-or-degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students. The data are to be available by July 1 of each year for the most recent cohort that has had 150% of normal time for completion by August 31 of the prior year.

For the most recent cohort, the students who began their studies in Fall 2014, the completion/graduation rate within 150% time of normal time is 11%, and the transfer rate within 150% of normal time is 40%. Below is the disaggregated graduation rate and transfer rate within 150% of normal time for the same cohort.

Gender Gradation Rate Transfer Rate
Female 14.8% 39.8%
Male 8.6% 40.1%
Ethnicity Graduation Rate Transfer Rate
White 13.4% 42.6%
Black 5.8% 33.9%
Asian 24.1% 41.4%
Hispanic or Latino 11.4% 37.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.0% 66.7%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander N/A N/A
Two or More Races 7.1% 41.1%
Unknown/Unreported 13.0% 34.8%
Non Resident Alien 21.4% 35.7%
  Graduation Rate
Federal Pell Grant Recipients 10.9%


Oakland Community College must make available to current and prospective students the retention rate of certificate-or-degree-seeking, first-time, undergraduate students.

The percentage of first-time, full-time students who began in Fall 2016 and returned in Fall 2017 is 56%.

Contact Information

Oakland Community College
2480 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan  48304
Phone:  248.341.2200