Ohlone College

School Highlights

Ohlone College serves 8,835 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.

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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty243 staff145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohlone College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The Ohlone College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,835 students8,590 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:145:1
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# Full-Time Students3,404 students2,007 students
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# Part-Time Students5,431 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
40%
12%
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% Hispanic
21%
43%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
18%
25%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
5%
4%
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% Unknown races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.750.73
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College Completion Rate
41%
31%
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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 $1,458. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,394 is less than the state average of $6,710. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,162$1,458
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,394$6,710
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid42%76%
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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: 2019 (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 (10.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 7,780 students | 10.30 Mi3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa Clara CA  95054
    (408) 988-2200
    10.307,780
  • 13,833 students | 13.00 Mi25555 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward CA  94545
    (510) 723-6600
    13.0013,833
  • 8,978 students | 14.30 Mi3000 Campus Hill Drive
    Livermore CA  94551
    (925) 424-1000
    14.308,978
  • 9,270 students | 14.70 Mi2100 Moorpark Ave
    San Jose CA  95128
    (408) 298-2181
    14.709,270
  • 19,482 students | 16.00 Mi21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408) 864-5678
    16.0019,482
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