Foothill College: Ranking & Review

Los Altos Hills Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1044 3712
Top 22%

Foothill College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

7,946 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,978 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Foothill 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.

Foothill College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $21,210 $28,408
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Foothill 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 $159 $159
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $31 $191

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 481 481
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 350 350
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 275 275
Social Sciences 231 231
Psychology 155 155
Construction Trades 141 141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 128 128
Visual and Performing Arts 54 54
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 46 46
Mathematics and Statistics 37 37
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 31 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 29 29
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 20 20
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 17 17
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13 13
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 11 11
English Language and Literature & Letters 10 10
Physical Sciences 9 9
History 6 6
Engineering 4 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 4
Precision Production 1 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1 1
Legal Professions and Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total2,0542,054

A total of 2,054 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Foothill College.

Graduation rate56%55%56%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff517
Instructional FTE359
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, California, 94022
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large