De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel: (408)864-5678
23,277 students
Public institution
De Anza's multicultural community provides a welcoming and supportive environment for all students. We have an excellent International Student Program, serving nearly 800 students from all over the world. Students of all ages come to De Anza to learn, discover and improve the quality of their lives. Our support services for students with disabilities have become models for other community colleges.
School Highlights:
De Anza College serves 23,277 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 53:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 71%.
De Anza College is one of 9 community colleges within Santa Clara County, CA.
The nearest community college is West Valley College (4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 438 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
De Anza College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 438 staff
59 staff
De Anza College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 23,277 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 53:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
23,277 students
1,282 students
De Anza College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 53:1
De Anza College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
10,835 students
810 students
De Anza College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 12,442 students
1,017 students
De Anza College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
De Anza College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
De Anza College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
De Anza College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
De Anza College Black (2006-2013)
% White
De Anza College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
De Anza College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
De Anza College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
De Anza College non_resident (2006-2013)
De Anza College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.69 0.53
De Anza College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,542 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,022 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 46% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,542 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,022 $10,294
De Anza College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 50%
De Anza College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

De Anza offers two-year transfer programs and high-demand career programs leading to an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree. In addition, certificates of completion, achievement and proficiency are awarded upon satisfactory completion of certain vocational programs that require less than two years of study. The college is known for its dynamic student activities program, which features successful intercollegiate athletic competitions, intramural team sports, more than 40 student clubs and an active student government. De Anza receives official recognition from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Special Education Division offers a comprehensive program in our Computer Access Lab serving the computer related needs of students with disabilities. The state-funded High Tech Center Training Unit is a training and support facility for community college programs in assistive technology.

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Did You Know?
For Santa Clara, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,331 per year for in-state students and $6,425 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Santa Clara, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Santa Clara, CA is San Jose City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.