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:
February 28th - Cal State University East Bay Campus Tour (10th grade and accepted 12th grade students)
March 9th - San Jose State and Santa Clara University Campus Tour (9th grade and accepted 12th grade students)
March 24th - Sacramento State University (accepted 12th grade students)
April 28th - College Fair & Decision Day for Seniors

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


College Board ~ Big Future Scholarships
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 with March 10th, 2023 deadline

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.