Foothill College

School Highlights
  • Foothill College serves 15,030 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Foothill College is one of 8 community colleges within Santa Clara County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Foothill College is De Anza College (5.3 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 293 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Foothill College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty293 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Foothill College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Foothill 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 Enrollment15,030 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio51:144:1
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# Full-Time Students5,255 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students9,775 students5,903 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Foothill 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
22%
13%
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% Hispanic
16%
37%
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% Black
1%
7%
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% White
38%
32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
18%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.750.73
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College Completion Rate
56%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$57,200$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,551 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,256 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,551$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,256$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid33%78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Foothill College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$14,000$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Foothill College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Foothill College is De Anza College (5.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 23,104 students | 5.30 Mi21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408)864-5678
    5.3023,104
  • 8,435 students | 8.30 Mi3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa Clara CA  95054
    (408)988-2200
    8.308,435
  • 9,062 students | 9.00 Mi14000 Fruitvale Ave
    Saratoga CA  95070
    (408)867-2200
    9.009,062
  • 6,498 students | 9.50 Mi4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
    Redwood City CA  94061
    (650)306-3100
    9.506,498
  • 9,072 students | 11.40 Mi2100 Moorpark Ave
    San Jose CA  95128
    (408)298-2181
    11.409,072
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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 86%. 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.