About Ohlone College
A World of Cultures United in Learning
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 17,000 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 (pronounced "oh loh nee kol ij" [MP3]) 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. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.
- Ohlone enrolls almost 17,000 students per year at our Fremont and Newark campuses and online.
- Ohlone offers more than 180 degrees and academic programs.
- Every year about 500 students transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
- Over 700 students graduate with degrees or earn vocational certificates every year.
- Ohlone College employs approximately 465 part-time and full-time faculty and 220 support and management personnel.
[From the 2012-2013 Ohlone College Catalog; updated February 2013.]
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Ohlone has more than 330 international students, from approximately 30 different countries. The majority of F-1 Visa-holding international students come from China, followed by Vietnam. Visit International Programs and Services for information about Ohlone's English Language Institute, the international admissions process, and more.
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