Foothill + De Anza Colleges

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Foothill + De Anza Colleges

Two-Year School

Programs Offered

Associate's Degree, Certificate, University Transfer
Foothill College and De Anza College are two community colleges located in Silicon Valley, near San Francisco. Regarded as top two communit colleges in California with outstanding transfer rates, offering 100+ majors, we are on quarter system with three admission cycles: Fall, Winter, and Spring.


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12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

231250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014


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Top International Student Countries

China, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam

Foothill + De Anza Colleges

Get to know us

Foothill College and De Anza College are two community colleges located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Students will complete their first two years of undergraduate study, with an option of receiving an Associate Degree or transfer into the third year of virtually any university in the United States for completion of the bachelor’s degree program. Our students have transferred to universities such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, NYU, USC, MIT, Yale, UBC, Columbia, and more. We are ranked #1 for acceptances and transfer to the University of California (UC) system and ranked as the #1 community college district in California (

We are on a quarter system with three flexible admission cycles: Fall, Winter, and Spring. We offer 100+ majors, articulation agreements with over 100 universities, and guaranteed or preferred admission with 50 universities. Our tuition is approximately $8000 per year, which will help international students cut the cost of their U.S. education by half. Our location, south of San Francisco, is known for innovation, creativity, diversity, and safety. With more than 6,000 top companies surrounding our campuses, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Pixar, NASA Research Labs, and more, students will be at the center of it all. Students’ time at Foothill or De Anza will provide them with the skills and opportunities they need for their future successes. So, students, give us your enthusiasm, your ambition, and two years of your time, and we will give you the foundation you need to make your mark on the world. 

Foothill + De Anza Colleges are sustainable campuses