Foothill College Rankings

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In the World#3890 of 14178
In North America#1109 of 2629
In the United States#1036 of 2528
In California#90 of 252
In Los Altos Hills#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
45%
Undergraduates
15,123
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Foothill College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,922 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5,439 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4404 (29%)
Hispanic4393 (29%)
Asian3692 (24%)
Two or more races788 (5%)
Nonresident Alien767 (5%)
Black or African American537 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown368 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander136 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native25 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,661
Students receiving aid
45%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$1,395
Tuition in-state$1,395
Tuition out-of-state$9,360
Fee in-district$168
Fee in-state$168
Fee out-of-state$168

Foothill College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Psychology, General148
Business Administration and Management, General134
Speech Communication and Rhetoric81
Social Sciences, General77
Mathematics, General61
Computer Science52
Economics, General51
Sociology50
Anthropology45
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist45
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General35
Child Care Provider & Assistant32
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General27
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping27
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist24
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant24
Pharmacy Technician & Assistant22
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer22
Political Science and Government, General21
Biological and Physical Sciences20
Kinesiology and Exercise Science20
English Language and Literature, General16
Dental Assisting & Assistant16
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician16
Graphic Design16
Recording Arts Technology & Technician15
Physics, General11
Art & Art Studies, General11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General9
History, General8
Spanish Language and Literature7
Chemistry, General7
Philosophy7
Music, General6
Applied Horticulture & Horticulture Operations, General5
Electrician5
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General4
Japanese Language and Literature4
Pre-Engineering3
Photography3
Humanities & Humanistic Studies3
Geography2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications2
Women's Studies2
Geography, Other2
Area Studies, Other1
Athletic Training & Trainer1
Radio and Television1
Visual and Performing Arts, General1
Grand Total1,19445
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%63%58%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
85
Citations
1,158

Publication count by topic

Medicine
10
Computer science
8
Psychology
6
Materials science
6
Sociology
6
Chemistry
6
Biology
6
Engineering
5
Environmental science
5
Physics
3
Geography
3
Mathematics
2
Political science
2
Business
1
Geology
1
Economics
1
Art
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology350125
Computer science3620382
Materials science4160140
Geography422822
Physics444619
Biology4504235
Environmental science475915
Economics48435
Medicine4849105
Engineering489719
Psychology494550
Sociology49504
Business51897
Political science53241
Chemistry537442
Mathematics56089

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199103
199221
199304
199415
199501
199607
199729
1998013
1999115
2000018
2001118
2002112
2003117
2004226
2005133
2006029
2007118
2008229
2009530
2010136
2011233
2012657
2013271
2014398
2015391
2016479
2017985
2018864
2019983
20204108

General info

WikipediaFoothill College
Total FTE staff434
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, California, 94022
United States
City population8,000
Phone6509497777