21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 18,649 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 18,649 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,542
  • Out-state tuition: $8,247
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

De Anza College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 665 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
De Anza College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
665 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of De Anza College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The De Anza College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,649 students
7,899 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
9,316 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
9,333 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
139 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
9,316 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
9,333 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
36%
14%
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% Hispanic
27%
45%
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% Black
3%
5%
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% White
18%
26%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
11%
3%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.76
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
65%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$48,800
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,542 is more than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,247 is more than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,542
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,247
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
66%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,500
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does De Anza College cost?

De Anza College's tuition is approximately $1,542 for In-State students and $8,247 for Out-State students.

What is De Anza College's ranking?

De Anza College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation), Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 18,649 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,542
  • Out-state tuition: $8,247
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Santa Clara County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,336 per year for in-state students and $6,889 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Santa Clara County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is equal to the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Santa Clara County, CA is Foothill College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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