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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 and Track

De Anza StudentAverage class size: 35

Number of Students: Approximately 23,000

Full-time Faculty: Approximately 300

Part-time Faculty: Approximately 635

Associate Degree Programs: 63

Certificate Programs:  97

Average Annual Cost Per Full-Time Student: $3,246 (fees, books and supplies)

Learning Resources: Library, Open Media Lab, Business and Computer Systems Lab, Advanced Technology Center with more than 900 computer workstations

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 and Visual & Performing Arts Center

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

Transfer Rate: 2,404 (for 2012-2013), including

  • University of California: 727
  • California State University: 1,225
  • Private Colleges & Universities: 452

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


About De Anza
Contact: Vanessa Smith
Phone: 408.864.8948

Last Updated: 9/2/14