De Anza College is

  • The top Silicon Valley college for transfer
  • Always at or near the top statewide in community college transfers to the University of California, California State University and private universities
  • top choice among all colleges and universities for students graduating from the Fremont Union High School District, San José Unified School District and East Side Union High School District
  • A top transfer college to UC Berkeley, as well as to UC Davis, UC San Diego and UCLA

Everything You Need

  • Priority enrollment for full-time students who follow required steps
  • More than 70 degrees, 95 certificates and 1,600 courses
  • VTA SmartPass – one small fee and then students ride free all quarter
  • State-of-the-art facilities, equipment and technology
  • Unique attractions – California History Center, Cheeseman Environmental Studies Area, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza Planetarium and Visual & Performing Arts Center
  • Silicon Valley networking opportunities

The Whole College Experience

  • Vibrant student life, with more than 70 clubs
  • Highly qualified faculty with advanced degrees
  • Renowned guest speakers and other world-class events
  • Seventeen athletics teams
  • Community engagement and service learning opportunities
  • Diverse student body, with many international students

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Where You Can Go

Top 5 UC Transfer Locations

  1. Davis
  2. Berkeley
  3. San Diego
  4. Irvine
  5. Los Angeles

Top 5 CSU Transfer Locations

  1. San José
  2. San Francisco
  3. East Bay
  4. Sacramento
  5. Long Beach

Total Transfers  

UC: 937 in 2017-18

CSU: 1,615 in 2017-18

Private or out-of-state colleges: 312 in 2016-17 (latest figures available)

Visit the Transfer Center to learn more about Associate Degrees for Transfer and other  programs.

Big Savings

  • $34,315 less than a private university
  • $12,385 less than a UC
  • $5,843 less than a CSU

(figures are for tuition and fees, excluding books, room and board)

Visit Fees and Financial Aid to learn about costs and how to pay for college.

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