School Highlights

Ohlone College serves 9,060 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,060 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,162
  • Out-state tuition: $6,394
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Ohlone College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 423 teachers has grown by 74% over five years.
Ohlone College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
423 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ohlone College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
The Ohlone College diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,060 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,309 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,751 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
693 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,309 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,751 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
45%
14%
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% Hispanic
24%
45%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
16%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
6%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.21%
4.57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$48,700
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,162 is less than the state average of $1,246. 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 $6,603. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,162
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,394
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
59%
86%
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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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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ohlone College cost?

Ohlone College's tuition is approximately $1,162 for In-State students and $6,394 for Out-State students.

What is Ohlone College's ranking?

Ohlone College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,060 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,162
  • Out-state tuition: $6,394
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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