About Ohlone College
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The Ohlone Community College District is a multi-campus single community college district located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California. Serving almost 16,000 students per year, the District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark.

Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded.

The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission close to Interstate 680. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology. (Maps and Directions.)

Important Facts About Ohlone College

  • Ohlone enrolls over 17,000 students per year at our Fremont and Newark campuses and online.
  • Ohlone offers 190 degrees and certificates, including 23 associate degrees for transfer (ADT), 52 associate degrees (AA or AS), 27 Certificates of Achievement, and 88 Certificates of Accomplishment.
  • In 2014-2015, 877 Ohlone students transferred to baccalaureate colleges and universities, including 487 students to California State Universities, 174 students to Universities of California, 79 students to in-state private colleges and universities, and 137 students to out-of-state colleges and universities.
  • In 2014-2015, 939 Ohlone students graduated with associate degrees and 433 students earned certificates.
  • Ohlone College employs approximately 500 part-time and full-time faculty and 225 support and management personnel.

[From the Ohlone College Catalog, 2016-2017.]

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