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About De Anza

What We Can Offer You

Attending De Anza can make a difference in your life. Here are some highlights of what we have to offer.

  • De Anza StudentsExcellent career and technical programs.
    De Anza offers two-year transfer programs and high-demand career programs leading to an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree. In addition, certificates of achievement and advance achievement are awarded upon satisfactory completion of certain vocational programs that require less than two years of study.

  • High quality education at a low cost.
    A community colleges on the quarter system, fees are $31 a unit for California residents. Students also pay for books, parking, instructional materials fees, a Campus Center use fee, a health services fee and an optional fee to support student government programs.

  • A wide variety of academic choices.
    You can pursue your education during the day, evening or on weekends. In addition to traditional lecture courses, we offer Distance Learning classes, an Honors Program, interdisciplinary courses, open entry and exit laboratories and courses that rely on collaborative learning.

  • Opportunities for students of every background.
    De Anza's multicultural community provides a welcoming and supportive environment for all students. We have an excellent International Student Program, serving nearly 800 students from all over the world. Students of all ages come to De Anza to learn, discover and improve the quality of their lives. Our support services for students with disabilities have become models for other community colleges.

  • Services that promote student success.
    Because De Anza places a high priority on the academic and personal success of its students, comprehensive services are readily available in counseling, tutoring and financial aid.

  • Guaranteed admission to select universities.
    De Anza has established transfer admission agreements with 12 four-year colleges and universities. Students who fulfill the requirements outlined in the agreement with a specific college are guaranteed admission to that college.

  • State-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
    More than 1,100 computers are available to students on campus. You may use the Open Media Lab to do homework, surf the Internet, view videotapes or listen to audio tapes. Advanced Technology Center facilities include the Business and Computer Systems Lab, animation and digital media labs, a screening theater, sound recording studio, Silicon Graphics Lab and more.

  • Resources open to the local community.
    You'll find ongoing activities in the Visual & Performing Arts Center, the Euphrat Museum of Art,  the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College and California History Center. Community Education provides noncredit programs and short courses for people of all ages. Offerings include a summer youth program. Flint Center for the Performing Arts is also located on the De Anza campus and offers a variety of events to enjoy.


About De Anza
Contact: Vanessa Smith
Phone: 408.864.8948
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Last Updated: 10/27/12