Ohlone College

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General Information

Admission Office

43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539-0390
(510) 659-6100
Fax: (510) 659-7231

Contact: Christopher Williamson
Interim Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 659-6000



Total undergrads: 12,842
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,910


Suburban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Nursing, respiratory therapy and physical therapy assisting programs require basic competence in reading comprehension and English skills, basic knowledge of related sciences. All candidates who achieve minimum standards selected by lottery.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art History/Criticism/Conservation C
Ceramics C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Drawing C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Graphic Design A,C
Interior Design A,C
Multimedia A,C
Music – Piano/Organ C
Music – Voice/Opera C
Music Theory/Composition C
Painting C
Photography C
Printmaking C
Sculpture C
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C
Theatre Arts Management C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business Communications C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Reception A
Small Business Administration A,C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C
Journalism A,C
Organizational Communication C

Communications Technologies
Desktop Publishing A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
System Administration A
Web/Multimedia Design C
Word Processing C

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies A
Engineering Technology – General C
Mechanical Drafting C

English Language & Literature
Speech/Rhetorical Studies C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
American Sign Language (ASL) A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Management/Clinical Assistant C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Office Assistant C
Medical Transcription C
Movement Therapy/Education C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A
Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Natural Resources & Conservation – General C

Science Technologies
Chemical Technology C

Security & Protective Services
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology C
Geography C
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ohlone College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (510) 659-6000
Website: www.ohlone.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.ohlone.edu/org/admissions/
Address: 43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539-0390
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,900
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,511 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,164
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,524
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 42%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,086

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Ohlone College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ohlone College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 56
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 43
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 115
Education 1
Engineering 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23
Health Professions and Related Programs 4
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 33
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 65
Visual and Performing Arts 127
Grand total 6152

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ohlone College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,164
Out-of-state $7,524
Books and supplies $1,972

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 339 42%
Grant or scholarship aid 337 42% $5,086
Student loan aid 3 0% $6,167

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,190 36% $2,651
Federal student loans 53 1% $6,646

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ohlone College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ohlone College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ohlone College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,900
Undergraduate enrollment 8,900
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ohlone College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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