De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
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  • 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 18,669 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 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 665 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
De Anza College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty665 staff308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of De Anza College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
The De Anza College diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment18,669 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
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# Full-Time Students9,318 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students9,351 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
38%
12%
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% Hispanic
28%
47%
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% Black
3%
6%
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% White
17%
23%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
9%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.740.70
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College Completion Rate
65%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,800$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,542 is less than the state average of $1,997. 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 $7,123. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,542$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,247$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid47%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,000$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,000
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to De Anza College is West Valley College (4.1 miles away).
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