Ohlone College

43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA

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Ohlone College is located in Fremont and Newark California. It is a multi-campus college that is situated in the San Francisco Bay. There are 18,000 students on the main campus in Fremont and there is a newly built campus in the City of Newark. The college will help you obtain the skills you need to be successful in the workforce.

Ohlone College offers many great programs and the ability to transfer to a four-year university. The institute got its name from the native people in the Mission area. The Fremont campus is near the historical Mission. The Newark campus offers innovative programs in environment, health, and technology.

The best part is you have a lot of choices when studying at Ohlone. It is home to over 177 degrees and certificate programs. Ohlone College offers five associate degrees that allow you to transfer.

Every year almost 900 students transfer to colleges and universities. Out of them, 400 students attend California State Universities, 200 students to Universities of California, 150 students to in-state private colleges and universities, and 150 students to out-of-state colleges and universities.

The college employs over 430 faculty as well as 220 support staff which help to make sure that the individual gets the personal attention and guidance that he or she needs.

At a low cost of $46 per unit, California residents can obtain an outstanding education at Ohlone College without incurring a lot of debt. Tuition for out-of-state residents is $218 per unit. It is also an outstanding option for international students who are looking for an affordable education.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $6,300-$7,603
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid43%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships43%$4,217
Receiving Student Loans2%$4,577

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 13%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Ohlone College may offer services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Ohlone College compares against other community colleges in Alameda and community colleges in California as a whole.

 Ohlone CollegeAlamedaCalifornia
Graduation Rate35.5%24.6%24.2%
Transfer-out Rate13.8%14.7%13.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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