Foothill College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4226 of 14,131 In the World
#1193 of 2,597 In North America
#1119 of 2,496 In the United States
#93 of 249 In California

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
70%
Undergraduates
14,605
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
foothill.edu

Foothill College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

331 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

11,755 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

Hispanic 4415 (30%)
White 4283 (29%)
Asian 3666 (25%)
Two or more races 840 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 563 (4%)
Black or African American 435 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 229 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 146 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 23 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$3,794
Students receiving aid
70%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $1,395
Tuition in-state $1,395
Tuition out-of-state $10,080
Fee in-district $168
Fee in-state $168
Fee out-of-state $168

Foothill College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Psychology, General 136
Business Administration and Management, General 135
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 71
Social Sciences, General 64
Mathematics, General 63
Computer Science 62
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 58
Economics, General 46
Sociology, General 45
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 39
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 38
Anthropology, General 26
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant 25
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 24
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 22
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 22
Biological and Physical Sciences 21
Political Science and Government, General 21
Child Care Provider & Assistant 20
English Language and Literature, General 18
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 18
Graphic Design 18
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 16
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 15
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 15
Chemistry, General 14
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 13
Applied Horticulture & Horticulture Operations, General 11
Physics, General 10
Pre-Engineering 8
History, General 7
Art & Art Studies, General 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Philosophy 7
Women's Studies 7
Japanese Language and Literature 5
Electrician 5
Geography 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
Music, General 3
Dental Assisting & Assistant 3
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 3
Visual and Performing Arts, General 3
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2
Radio and Television 2
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 1
Pharmacy Technician & Assistant 1
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 1
Area Studies, Other 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
Sheet Metal Technology & Sheetworking 1
Grand Total 1,116 58
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 59% 56% 63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
88
Citations
1,108

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
20 / 62
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
19 / 161
Chemistry
17 / 86
Biology
14 / 159
Physics
13 / 74
Medicine
12 / 80
Environmental Science
12 / 82
Computer Science
11 / 394
Psychology
10 / 108
Materials Science
10 / 34
Mathematics
7 / 114
Sociology
7 / 19
Math Teachers
7 / 114
Environmental Management
5 / 38
Communications and Public Relations
5 / 26
Education Majors
5 / 55
Nanotechnology
4 / 24
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4 / 95
Chemical Engineering
4 / 7
Health Science
3 / 52
Business
3 / 0
Special Education
3 / 0
Political Science
3 / 1
Art & Design
3 / 78
Publishing
2 / 36
Botany
2 / 79
Ecology
2 / 0
Zoology
2 / 3
Engineering Management
2 / 0
Data Science
2 / 0
Computer Vision
2 / 91
Environmental Chemistry
2 / 9
Critical Care Nursing
2 / 5
Oceanography
2 / 15
Demography
2 / 30
Biophysics
2 / 40
Social Psychology
2 / 46
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
2 / 2
Genetics
1 / 29
Machine Learning
1 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 3
1992 2 2
1993 0 5
1994 1 5
1995 0 3
1996 0 8
1997 2 10
1998 1 13
1999 1 15
2000 0 19
2001 1 20
2002 1 11
2003 2 18
2004 2 25
2005 1 32
2006 0 32
2007 2 18
2008 2 29
2009 5 29
2010 1 37
2011 3 34
2012 7 59
2013 2 74
2014 3 111
2015 4 100
2016 5 90
2017 9 88
2018 8 76
2019 10 95
2020 10 149
2021 8 208

Notable alumni

  1. Adrienne Barbeau

    Adrienne Barbeau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorsingerstage actormodel
    Biography

    Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress, singer and the author of three books. Barbeau came to prominence in the 1970s as Broadway's original Rizzo in the musical Grease, and as Carol Traynor, the divorced daughter of Maude Findlay (played by Bea Arthur) on the sitcom Maude (1972–1978). In 1980, she began appearing in horror and science fiction films, including The Fog (1980), Escape from New York (1981), Creepshow (1982), and Swamp Thing (1982). During the 1990s, she became known for providing the voice of Catwoman on Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995), and subsequent Batman cartoon series. In the 2000s, she appeared on the HBO series Carnivàle as Ruthie the snake dancer.

  2. Chrisann Brennan

    Chrisann Brennan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    painteressayist
    Biography

    Chrisann Brennan is an American painter and memoirist. She is the author of The Bite in the Apple, an autobiography about her relationship with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. They had one child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs.

  3. Juice Newton

    Juice Newton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    musiciansingerguitaristsongwritersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Judy Kay "Juice" Newton is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, and musician. Newton has received five Grammy Award nominations in the Pop and Country Best Female Vocalist categories – winning once in 1983 – as well as an ACM Award for Top New Female Artist and two Billboard Female Album Artist of the Year awards (won consecutively). Newton's other awards include a People's Choice Award for "Best Female Vocalist" and the Australian Music Media's "Number One International Country Artist."

  4. Richard Bandler

    Richard Bandler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    psychologistcomputer scientistwriter
    Biography

    Richard Wayne Bandler is an American consultant in the field of self-help. With John Grinder, he founded the neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) approach to psychotherapy in the 1970s.

  5. Brad Gilbert

    Brad Gilbert
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    tennis playertennis coach
    Biography

    Brad Gilbert is a former professional tennis player and an American tennis coach. During his career, he won 20 singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 in 1990, and a career-high doubles ranking of world No. 18 four years prior. He won a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics, and both a gold medal and a silver medal at the 1981 Maccabiah Games.

  6. Josh Urbiztondo

    Josh Urbiztondo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Joshua Urbiztondo is a Filipino–American former professional basketball player. He last played for the San Miguel Alab Pilipinas of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL).

  7. Jon Nakamatsu

    Jon Nakamatsu
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Jon Yasuhiro Nakamatsu is an American classical pianist who resides in San Jose.

  8. Anne Warner

    Anne Warner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Anne Kindel Warner, also known by her married name Anne Cribbs, is a retired American breaststroke swimmer who won a gold medal over 200 m at the 1959 Pan American Games. She placed sixth in this event at the 1960 Olympics, and also swam for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the qualifying heats of the 4×100-meter medley relay. She did not receive a medal because only those relay swimmers who competed in the event final were medal-eligible under the 1960 Olympic rules.

General info

Total FTE staff 436
Carnegie Classification Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address 12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, California, 94022
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 6509497777