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De Anza College

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School ID: SC10003
Rank: 5,807
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Applied number: 100

Ranked #1 safest community college in California and #2 safest in the United States

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General description

De Anza College is a public community college in Cupertino, California. De Anza College is part of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, which also administers Foothill College in nearby Los Altos Hills, California. Named after the Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza.

De Anza College consistently ranks #1 or #2 in the state for the total number of students who annually transfer to University of California and California State University campuses. The average class size at De Anza is 35, and approximately 2,800 students transfer per year. It also attracts a heavy international student population.

De Anza holds a monthly flea market in its parking lot, which has become a community tradition as well as a major source of income for the De Anza Associated Student Body (DASB). With a budget of over 1 million dollars, the DASB has one of the biggest student budgets of any community college in California.

Why De Anza College?

  • Always at or near the top statewide in community college transfers to the University of California, California State University and private universities
  • A top choice among all colleges and universities for students graduating from the Fremont Union High School District, San José Unified School District and East Side Union High School District
  • A top transfer college to UC Berkeley, as well as to UC Davis, UC San Diego and UCLA
  •  Foothill and DeAnza are Ranked #1 for acceptances and transfers to the University of California (UC) system
  • DeAnza ranked #1 for highest graduation and transfer rate of all top community colleges in California
  • Ranked #1 safest community college in California and #2 safest in the United States.
  • Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Francisco and San Jose. The college is minutes away from headquarters of Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, Netflix, and other top technology companies.
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year US$ 6,980
Cost of Living/Year US$ 14,467
Application Fee US$ 31
Estimated Total/Year US$ 21,478

Main majors

  • Accounting
  • Museum Studies
  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics


  • Spring: April 30
  • Summer: July 3
  • Fall: September 25
  • Winter: January 9
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