International Students

International Students

Oakland Community College welcomes students from all around the globe.

With a thriving international student community dispersed among its multi campus system, OCC is an ideal location for students seeking a college experience in the United States. Other reasons to attend OCC include:

  • A fully-accredited English as a Second Language (ESL) program designed to prepare students for academic success and become more proficient in English.
  • The possibility to combine two years of study at OCC and two years at a university to earn a bachelor's degree.
  • Small class sizes and affordable tuition.
  • Multiple resources to make the most of your academic experience, including tutoring centers; programs and courses geared for your specific area of study; academic counselors and instructors who emphasize learning.
  • Five campuses located in diverse communities spread throughout the metro Detroit area.

Whether you are accompanying a working spouse or parent to the U.S., or coming to study full-time, OCC can provide you with guidance for applications, admissions, enrollment and financial aid.

"Being an international student is enjoyable at OCC" - Montserrat Munguia

Contact Information

Student services for all F-1 students are offered at:

Royal Oak Campus - Building B, Room 102
Phone 248.246.2563

Our student services staff can assist you with admission and other general inquiries.

We will try to meet your needs as much as possible through e-mail and telephone. E-mail your questions and if an answer cannot be provided by email or telephone, we'll make an appointment.

In addition to assisting you with F-1 immigration regulation issues, we are able to direct you to resources inside the college and in the community to make your stay in the U.S. more enjoyable and to meet your educational goals.