Ohlone College

The Ohlone Community College District is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California, USA. Ohlone College has a very strong international community, with over 300 international students from 30 countries. Ohlone College is a premier academic institution, recently named one of the best American community colleges in California. Situated on a beautiful 534-acre hillside with 300 acres reserved for open space and peaceful learning, the campus feels a lot like a large university.

Ohlone College offers more than 177 Associate degrees and certificates including: Accounting, American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, Art, Biology, Biotechnology, Broadcasting, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Networking, Computer Science, Engineering, English, Entertainment Design and Technology, Exercise Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Graphics, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Multimedia, Music, Natural Science, Physics, Social Science, and more.

College Transfer Program 2+2
The Ohlone Transfer Center is a great resource for Ohlone Community College international students who plan to transfer to a 4-year university after studying at Ohlone. The most popular transfers include University of California Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz and many others.

Ohlone College is located in Fremont, right on the edge of California’s technology hub, the famous Silicon Valley. This is where some of America’s most successful companies— Facebook, Apple and Google—got their start.

With over 200,000 residents, Fremont is one of the largest cities in the area. Just 13 miles north of San Jose and 45 miles south of San Francisco, Fremont has direct public transportation (BART) to San Francisco, Oakland, and surrounding cities.

Near campus, privately operated “semi-dorms” offer students a place to live and learn while studying in the USA. It’s a private lodge that offers Ohlone students rooms for long term rental.

Homestay with an American family - an excellent way for international students to develop English skills, as well as immersion in American culture. For those students who seek off campus options, the Office of Student Life provides a list of off-campus apartments from local renters.

Application Deadline
May 31 for Fall / October 31 for Winter

TOEFL Required
No TOEFL required.

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Ohlone College

Sport - Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, Water Polo
The Ohlone Community College swimming team has been represented for last the 19 years at the State Championship Meet!

Closest International and Local Airports: San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Oakland International Airport(OAK)

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