De Anza College

  • 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 23,104 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • De Anza College is one of 8 community colleges within Santa Clara County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to De Anza College is West Valley College (4.0 miles away).

Top Placements

De Anza College places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 438 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
De Anza College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty438 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of De Anza College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The De Anza College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment23,104 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio53:144:1
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# Full-Time Students11,086 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students12,018 students5,903 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of De Anza College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
35%
13%
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% Hispanic
24%
37%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
24%
32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
7%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.750.73
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College Completion Rate
59%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,800$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,542 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,247 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,542$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,247$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid50%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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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