Ohlone College

School Highlights
  • Ohlone College serves 11,318 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Ohlone College is one of 9 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Ohlone College is Mission College (10.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Ohlone College places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 243 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ohlone College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty243 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Ohlone College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ohlone College diversity score of 0.73 is equal to the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,318 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio47:144:1
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# Full-Time Students3,180 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students8,138 students5,903 students
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% Asian
40%
13%
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% Hispanic
18%
37%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
26%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.730.73
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College Completion Rate
39%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,700$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,162 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,394 is less than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,162$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,394$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid49%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,375$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Ohlone is one of 112 community colleges in the State of California, which offer the associate degree or the first two years of study toward a bachelor's degree. Many students then transfer to complete their four-year degree at an institution in the California State University or University of California systems or at other public or private universities. Located above the northern reaches of Silicon Valley and the southern border of San Francisco Bay, Ohlone's Fremont campus has 300 acres reserved for open space. The campus offers a peaceful and aesthetically pleasing learning environment. At the center is the nine-building Academic Village, composed of classroom buildings dedicated to music, chemistry, computer studies, physics, art, business administration, allied health, and biology; two fully equipped lecture halls; the Hochler Student Center; Epler Gymnasium; and an Olympic size swimming pool. Ward Blanchard Center, at the core of the Academic Village, houses the Learning Resources Center, which include the Library. Surrounding this center cluster are other College facilities, including the Gary Soren Smith Center for Fine and Performing Arts, the Morris and Alvirda Hyman Center for Business and Technology, the Early Childhood Studies Lab, Gallaudet University Regional Center, the Student Health Center, other faculty and business offices, and the Athletics fields and facilities. Ohlone College is an accredited college, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Ohlone College is also authorized by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to enroll non-immigrant students.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Ohlone College is Mission College (10.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 8,435 students | 10.10 Mi3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa Clara CA  95054
    (408)988-2200
    10.108,435
  • 13,047 students | 12.80 Mi25555 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward CA  94545
    (510)723-6600
    12.8013,047
  • 8,835 students | 14.10 Mi3000 Campus Hill Drive
    Livermore CA  94551
    (925)424-1000
    14.108,835
  • 9,072 students | 14.60 Mi2100 Moorpark Ave
    San Jose CA  95128
    (408)298-2181
    14.609,072
  • 23,104 students | 16.00 Mi21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408)864-5678
    16.0023,104
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