Foothill College: Ranking & Review

Los Altos Hills
United States
Top 22%

Foothill College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)15,6978,0337,664

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
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 Programs481481
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities350350
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services275275
Social Sciences231231
Construction Trades141141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs128128
Visual and Performing Arts5454
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4646
Mathematics and Statistics3737
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2929
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2020
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1717
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1111
English Language and Literature & Letters1010
Physical Sciences99
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Precision Production11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Philosophy and Religious 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
City population8,000