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 declined by 27% 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
De Anza College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment23,104 students7,516 students
De Anza College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio53:144:1
De Anza College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students11,086 students1,613 students
De Anza College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students12,018 students5,903 students
De Anza College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
De Anza College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
De Anza College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
De Anza College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
De Anza College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
De Anza College Black (2007-2016)
% White
De Anza College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
De Anza College Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
De Anza College More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
De Anza College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
De Anza College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.73
De Anza College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
De Anza College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,800$34,900
De Anza College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
De Anza College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,247$6,797
De Anza College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid50%78%
De Anza College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
De Anza College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.