Ohlone College

Fremont, CA 94539

Ohlone College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Fremont. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 41% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Ohlone College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $58. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,672 and $58 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate85%

Nursing Programs Offered

The Ohlone College Nursing program offering an Associate of Science to prepare students to become Registered Nurses is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and the California Board of Registered Nurses (BRN).

Students who complete the program successfully are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses leading to licensure as Registered Nurse.

The program was commended by the California Board of Registered Nurses (BRN) in August 2005 for “Innovation and Leadership”.

Admission Requirements:

A student is expected to take the TEAS V test and score a minimum score of 62 before applying for the program.

Applications to the program are initially processed through random selection. A student who has been accepted into the program through the random process is required to present:

  • Current CPR certification for health care providers from the American Heart Association to remain valid during the course of the enrollment period
  • Proof of a physical exam provided by your health care provider (including tuberculin test)
  • Proof of immunizations (proof of immunity from Rubella, Measles, Hepatitis B, Varicella, proof tetanus injection)
  • Submit to a criminal background check which may affect licensure as Registered Nurse
  • Submit to a urine drug test

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 29

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46
In State Students$46
Out of State Students$278
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $12,510
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $19,460
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $34,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 43% of Ohlone College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 23% $4,606
Other Federal Grant 6% $372
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $1,836
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 3% $2,084
Federal Student Loans -- $5,917
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,665
$30,001 to $48,000$10,991
$48,001 to $75,000$12,153
$75,001 to $110,000$14,625
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA 94539

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