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About De Anza

De Anza Fast Facts 

Year Founded: 1967

Campus Size: 112 acres, including 61 buildings with approximately 116 classrooms, lecture halls and 43 labs

Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Sports Facilities: Olympic Aquatics Complex and College Stadium & Track

Average class size: 35

Female grad with diplomaNumber of Students: Approximately 21,500

Full-time and Part-time Faculty: Approximately 800

Associate Degree Programs: 66

Certificate Programs: 85

Average Annual Cost Per Full-Time Student: $3,369 (fees, books and supplies)

Degrees and Certificates Awarded (2015-16): 2,328, including

  • Associate Degrees: 1,810
  • Technical/Occupational Certificates: 518

High Transfer Rates to 4-Year Universities and Colleges total of 2,576 for 2014-15 (most recent year available), including:

  • University of California: 815
  • California State University: 1,335
  • Private Colleges & Universities: 426

Learning Communities: First Year Experience; Honors Program; Impact AAPI: Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza (LEAD); LinC, Math Performance Success; Men of Color Community; Puente Project; Reading, English, Athletics Counseling and Humanities (REACH); Umoja Program; Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA)

Learning Resources: Online Education, Library, Open Media Lab, Business and Computer Systems Lab, Advanced Technology Center with more than 900 computer workstations, Science Resource Center, Stewardship Resource Center, Student Success Center

Student Services: Child Development Center, Counseling and Advising Center, Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS), EOPS/CARE, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Health Services, International Student Programs, Occupational Training Institute (OTI), Student Success and Retention Services Program, Transfer Center, Veteran Services

Athletics: 19 men’s and women’s intercollegiate teams, including basketball, badminton, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo, baseball, football, softball, and track and field

College Activities: Many cultural, performing arts, health, career and other campus events; more than 70 student clubs

Popular Majors: Accounting, Automotive Technology, Business, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Environmental Studies, Film/Television, Graphic Design, Intercultural Studies, Liberal Arts, Manufacturing and Design Technology, Nursing, Paralegal Studies, Speech Communication

Community Education: Non-credit classes, including weekend workshops for adults and summer programs for children

Community Resources: California History Center, Cheeseman Environmental Studies Area, Euphrat Museum of Art, Fujitsu Planetarium, Visual & Performing Arts Center

About De Anza
Contact: Outreach
Phone: 408.864.8327

Last Updated: 8/14/17