De Anza College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 20%

De Anza College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)20,67410,49210,182

5,670 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,824 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

De Anza College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

De Anza College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

De Anza College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,395$8,595
Fees for full-time undergraduates$157$157
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$31$191

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services766766
Social Sciences418418
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies339339
Health Professions and Related Programs207207
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities140140
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians132132
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs124124
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences103103
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7474
Legal Professions and Studies6666
Precision Production6262
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5757
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4444
Visual and Performing Arts3939
English Language and Literature & Letters3939
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2929
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2222
Mathematics and Statistics1616
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1313
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Grand Total2,7302,730

A total of 2,730 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at De Anza College.

Graduation rate62%59%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff746
Instructional FTE456
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, California, 95014
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population60,000