Foothill and De Anza Colleges are two community colleges located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. With us, you will complete the first two years of college study before transferring into the third year of virtually any university. Your bachelor’s degree will be awarded by the university thanks to our articulation agreements with over 100 institutions and guaranteed or preferred admission with 18 universities, including 7 University of California (UC) campuses.
Our international alumni have transferred to prestigious universities, such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, MIT, USC, NYU, Columbia, Yale, UBC and more. We are ranked #1 for acceptances and transfer to the University of California (UC) and ranked #1 in California for graduation and transfer rates (edsmart.org). In fact, in Fall 2017 alone, 124 of our international students were accepted to UC Berkeley, 106 to UCLA, 409 to UC Davis, and 299 to UC San Diego.
At Foothill and De Anza, we offer flexible admission, with no SAT requirement, to over 100 majors, and an affordable tuition of $7,000 per year, which will help you cut the cost of your U.S. education by half.
Our location, south of San Francisco, is known for innovation, diversity, and safety and is home to more than 6,000 top companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Pixar, NASA Research Labs and more. Our students enjoy 300 sunny days a year, beaches, festivals, and other local attractions.
– Foothill College is ranked the safest community college in California and the 2nd safest in the U.S. De Anza College is ranked #2 safest community college in California
– De Anza College is ranked #1 for large size community colleges and Foothill College is ranked #1 for medium sized community colleges in California
– 124 international transfer students were accepted to UC Berkeley, 106 to UCLA, 299 to UC San Diego, and 409 to UC Davis in Fall 2017
– #2 District for hosting international students in the U.S. (IIE Open Doors report).