Oakton Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Des Plaines, IL

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How much is the Oakton CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Oakton CC's tuition & fees is $10,446 for Illinois residents and $12,462 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,614 for Illinois residents and $25,630 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Oakton CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$10,446
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,462
Books & Supplies Costs$1,410
Off-campus Room & Board$8,019
Off-campus Expenses$3,739
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$10,446
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,462

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Oakton CC' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
Oakton Community College$10,446$12,462
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois 2-4 Years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Oakton CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Oakton Community CollegeDes Plaines, IL$10,446$12,462
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Illinois Central CollegeEast Peoria, IL$9,900$11,700
College of Lake CountyGrayslake, IL$10,531$14,036
McHenry County CollegeCrystal Lake, IL$10,529$14,885
South Suburban CollegeSouth Holland, IL$11,033$12,683
William Rainey Harper CollegePalatine, IL$9,990$11,802
Heartland Community CollegeNormal, IL$10,440$15,420
Frontier Community CollegeFairfield, IL$10,270$12,340

Financial Aid and COA

At Oakton Community College, 2,737 students (37%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,504.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Oakton CC is $21,126 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 296 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,110 and the average amount of student loans is $4,748.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,614$25,630
Tuition & Fees$10,446$12,462
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,168$13,168
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,110$21,126
Average Financial Aid$4,504$4,504
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,73737%$4,504
Pell Grants1,33018%$3,587
Federal Student Loan461%$4,127
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid29665%-
Grants or Scholarships29365%$4,110
Federal Grants18942%$4,777
Pell Grants18942%$4,518
Other Federal Grants8218%$595
State/Local Grants16537%$1,143
Institutional Grants6715%$1,684
Student Loan Aid72%$4,748
Federal Student Loans51%$4,924
Other Student Loans2-$4,310
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level191187$4,651
110,001 or more30-

Student Population

Oakton Community College has a total of 7,645 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,426 male students and 4,007 female students attending Oakton CC. The school offers online degree programs and 2,078 students enrolled online exclusively (27.18% of all students).
Undergraduate7,433 3,4264,007

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered122 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population7,645
Graduation Rate27%
Transfer-out Rate28%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 30% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties149 (Full-time), 405 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs486 (Full-time), 491 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$89,048
Average Staff Salary$70,424