- 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.
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)
De Anza College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 665 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
De Anza College
(CA) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
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
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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: Diversity in US community colleges, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation), Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.
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