College & Career Overview

It is our mission that ALL cadets graduate from OMI ready for college, careers, and life, prepared to pursue the future of their choosing. 
Upcoming Events:
November 15th - UC Personal Statements Writing Workshop, B105 (2:30-3:30pm)
November 18th - Kaiser Allied Health Services School, Clinical visit and campus tour Richmond (1-2:30pm)
December 6th - Oakland Promise Presentation, B104 (9:00-10:00am)
January 31st - San Francisco State University Campus Tour
February 4th, 2023 - Black College Expo at the Oakland Convention Center
February 11, 2023 - ACT Test Day hosted at OMI
March 22, 2023 - SAT School Day hosted at OMI

California State University guide for college prep

Students at OMI have the ability to take dual (offered within the high school curriculum) or concurrent enrollment through Laney College.  These classes are FREE and can be registered through Mr. Doug Jones ([email protected]).


115 California Community College Campuses

  • Find a college near you

California College Promise Grant

  • community college grants 


The California Student Aid Commission presentation for the 2022-2023 school year (pdf) along with links for all pertinent financial aid resources (excel) are below.

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

  • EOPS provides EXTRA academic and financial support at California Public Universities


Sign up for CalKIDS
  • A new statewide initiative to jumpstart students with $500 towards college tuition.  Additional incentives for foster and/or homeless youth
Sign up for Oakland Promise
  • A city program that provides $100 to resident students towards college tuition.
  • Scholarships ranging from $2,000-$16,000 for high school seniors looking to attend college.  

Learn About Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

  • Locally, UC-Berkeley, University of San Francisco, UC-Davis, and Santa Clara University host Air Force, Army and Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).  Students can also attend nearby colleges and universities while conducting military training at the host campus. ROTC awards two, three, and four-year tuition scholarships, and career opportunities.  Students can use ROTC scholarships at thousands of institutions across the United States.