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    2 + 2 = 4

    Give us two years of your time

    and we’ll give you the education you need 

    to achieve your dreams!

  • ABOUT FOOTHILL AND DE ANZA COLLEGES

    Foothill College and De Anza College have helped thousands of students unlock their potential.  Whether it’s your goal to begin your studies with us and then transfer to a top university, experience the excitement of Silicon Valley, or change the course of your life, your pathway to success starts here.

    With us, you will complete the first two years of your bachelor’s degree program and then transfer into the third year of study at virtually any university in the United States.  After four years total, the university will award your bachelor’s degree. This is possible because of our outstanding reputation and transfer agreements with over 100 universities in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including guaranteed or preferred admission to seven University of California (UC) campuses! 

    2 + 2 = 4

    Give us two years of your time

    and we’ll give you the education you need 

    to achieve your dreams!

  • FOOTHILL + DE ANZA 
    COLLEGES BY THE NUMBERS

    •  Ranked #1 in California for graduation and transfer 

        rates (collegemeasures.org)
    •  Ranked #1 in acceptances and transfers to the

        University of California (UC)
    •  Among the safest community college campuses in

        the United States (stateuniversity.com)
    •  Ranked #2 in the U.S. for educating international

        students (IIE Open Doors)
    •  100% of our classes are taught by professors and

        not by teaching assistants
    •  3,600 international students from 109 different

        countries

    “I met many teachers who were always willing to help and who inspired me a lot.  They are very passionate and enthusiastic about their teaching and care about their students like their own children (I am not kidding). They did so much to help me succeed academically and I deeply appreciate all they did.” 
    – Konoka Shiino, Transfer to UC Berkeley

  • WHY CHOOSE 
    Foothill + De Anza 
    Colleges

    •  Start your studies at

       Foothill College or De Anza

       College and then transfer

       to top universities such as

       UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, NYU,

       Yale, and more!
    •  Cut the cost of your bachelor’s

       degree by half.  Our tuition is

       only $6,800 per year
    •  Our admission requirements

       are flexible and the SAT is not

       required
    •  The quality of our courses is

       comparable to courses taught

       during the first two years at a

       university
    •  Live and study in the heart

       of Silicon Valley, just south of

       San Francisco 
    •  Famous alumni include Steve

       Wozniak (co-founder of Apple

       Inc.) 
    •  Our alumni have successful

       careers at Apple, Stanford

       Hospital, Facebook, Deloitte,

       UCLA, Google, Columbia

       University Medical Center,

       and other top companies!

    “I met many teachers who were always willing to help and who inspired me a lot.  They are very passionate and enthusiastic about their teaching and care about their students like their own children (I am not kidding). They did so much to help me succeed academically and I deeply appreciate all they did.” 
    – Konoka Shiino, Transfer to UC Berkeley

  • Do you prefer a more thoughtful, peaceful atmosphere? 

    “I was really impressed by the availability of professors. One of the reasons why I was academically successful at Foothill was that I was well taught and guided by my teachers.  Also, the students here—from a wide variety of cultures and experiences—made my learning experience fun.”
    – Daniel Vignon, Transfer to MIT

    Located in the community of Los Altos Hills, near Stanford University and Google’s headquarters, you’ll find Foothill College’s park-like campus.  In fact, the American Institute of Architects has twice honored the campus as the “most beautiful community college ever built.”  On campus, students will find an award winning Physical Science, Math, and Engineering (PSME) complex, multimedia labs, a library, athletic facilities, two theatres, an observatory, and much more.

  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? 

    Located in Cupertino, near Apple’s headquarters, the De Anza College campus offers a lively atmosphere, blending Spanish and modern architecture.  On campus, students will find unique facilities such as the Cheeseman Environmental Studies Center, Euphrat Museum of Art, television, animation, and film studios, athletic facilities, a library, the Fujitsu Planetarium, and much more.  De Anza is also well known for social action and student engagement through initiatives such as the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA).

    “De Anza has contributed immeasurably to my success by preparing me for the challenges of a four-year curriculum. I walked through the campus arches with trepidation, but left with renewed hope and admission offers from two Ivy League universities. ” 

    - Calvin Kai Xiang Ching, Transfer to Columbia University

  • Transfer Success

    We are proud of our student’s accomplishments!

    In Fall 2016 alone international student 
    acceptances included:

    166 - UCLA
    126 - UC Berkeley
    408 - UC San Diego
    456 - UC Davis

     

    Students were also accepted to USC, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, NYU, MIT, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, and many others.

    We offer transfer admission guarantees to help you achieve your goals:

    University of California, Davis
    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    University of California, Riverside
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    University of California, Merced
    California State University System (with an 

    AA-T degree)
    Arizona State University
    American University of Paris (Foothill only)
    Mills College
    University of the Pacific
    Golden Gate University
    Notre Dame de Namur University
    Menlo College
    Palo Alto University

    Preferred Transfer Admission

    UCLA: (TAP through Foothill Honors Program)
    Santa Clara University
    University of San Francisco

    Pathway Program

    UC Berkeley

  • “The best part of studying here is the diverse student body. One benefit from being the president of the Indonesian Club is that I was given the opportunity to represent my culture within a multicultural environment. With many amazing students coming from various backgrounds, there is an enriched community to help students develop a global understanding.”

    Student Life

    At Foothill and De Anza, we also believe that your college experience should be fun!  Join one of our many student clubs and organizations, get involved in student government, compete in athletics…the possibilities are endless.

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    – Igar Ratditya, Transfer to University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

     

  • Oh, and did we mention that there are 300 sunny days a year with an average temperature of 
    21 degrees Celsius?

  • Foothill and De Anza’s location, in the heart of Silicon Valley, near San Francisco, is known for innovation, entertainment, diversity, and safety.  With more than 6000 companies surrounding our campuses - including Google, Apple, Facebook, Tesla, NASA Research Labs and more - you’ll be at the center of it all.   Our surrounding communities are consistently ranked as some of the safest in the United States.  Take the train to San Francisco to enjoy shopping, festivals, theatre, and professional sports events. Beaches, hiking and biking trails, championship golf courses, and other outdoor activities are just a short trip from campus.  

    LIVE AND STUDY IN SILICON VALLEY

    Oh, and did we mention that there are 300 sunny days a year with an average temperature of 
    21 degrees Celsius?

  • Costs

    Our costs reflect our long-standing commitment to making high quality education more affordable.

    Estimated Annual Tuition and Fees for Three Quarters

    (10 months/One Academic Year)

    Tuition & Fees for 12 units/quarter 

    (US$ 191 per extra unit)
     

    Mandatory Health Insurance 

    Books & Supplies

    Room & Board (10 months)

    Personal Spending Money

    US $ 6,876 

    US$ 2,500

    US$ 12,000

     US$ 1,500

    US $1,453

    Estimated Living Expenses

    Estimated Total: US $24,328

    Comparable Costs

    for One Year of Tuition

    * Tuition only. Living and personal expenses are not included.

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY

    SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

    FOOTHILL AND DE ANZA COLLEGES

    $48,987

    $6,876

    $15,404

    $39,502

    Apply Now!

    1.  Send a completed application

         form and all supporting

         documents. You can view our

         application on our website at

         www.international.fhda.edu 

     

    2. Provide proof of English

         proficiency - TOEFL - 61 iBT;

         IELTS - 6.0; iTEP - level 4;

         Duolingo 50 DET.  Examinations

         must have been taken within the

         last 2 years.  Did you attend a

         school where English was the

         primary language of instruction?  

         Contact us to see if you qualify

         for an English proficiency waiver.

     

    3. Provide official secondary and

         post-secondary transcripts. 

     

    4. Send the $75 application fee

         + $75 courier fee to send your

         acceptance documents and I-20

         outside the U.S. 

    Is your English test score below our minimum requirement for full admission?

    Please SEE OUR WEBSITE for details about our summer intensive English program or conditional admission through one of our partner English language schools.

    Applications are accepted for Fall (June 30 deadline), Winter (October 31 deadline), or Spring (January 31 deadline) quarters.

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    Email: fhinternational@fhda.edu

     

    Website: www.international.fhda.edu

     

    Application: http://www.international.fhda.edu/FHDA_

                              International _Student_ Application.pdf

    Facebook: 
    Foothill -  www.facebook.com/FoothillInternational
    De Anza – www.facebook.com/deanzainternational

     

    Instagram: @fhdainternational

     

    Snapchat: fhdaintl





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