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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

  • The 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 DavisUC San Diego and UCLA

See What De Anza Has to Offer 

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Think you might be interested in attending De Anza? Here's how to enroll.


Check Out the Latest Stats

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 2015-16: 2,328

Total Transfers:

  • Total UC transfers in 2016-17: 940
  • Total CSU transfers in 2016-17: 1,148
  • Total transfers to private or out-of-state colleges in 2015-16 (latest figures available): 380

Female Graduate left profile viewTop 5 UC Transfer Locations, 2016-17

  1. Davis (237)
  2. San Diego (208)
  3. Berkeley (152)
  4. Los Angeles (113)
  5. Irvine (76)

Top 5 CSU Transfer Locations, 2016-17

  1. San José State (816)
  2. San Francisco State (180)
  3. CSU East Bay (163)
  4. Sacramento State (54)
  5. CSU Long Beach (32)

De Anza College costs yearly, approximately

  • $58,383 less than a private university
  • $27,701 less than a UC
  • $11,169 less than a CSU

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De Anza has established Transfer Admission Agreements or Guarantees with a number of California State University, University of California, independent and out-of-state institutions. These provide guaranteed admission to participating schools. Learn more here.


Associate Degrees for Transfer

De Anza offers Associate Degrees for Transfer, known as ADTs, in 12 fields. The college awarded 411 ADTs in 2015-16. More than 80 percent of those students had transferred to a four-year institution by November 2016. 

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The ADT fields are

  • Administration of Justice

  • Business Administration

  • Communication Studies

  • Computer Science

  • Early Childhood Education

  • English

  • History

  • Journalism

  • Kinesiology

  • Mathematics

  • Political Science

  • Sociology
Associate Degrees for Transfer provide eligible students with priority admission consideration to the California State University. Read more about these degrees here.


De Anza offers

  • 66 degrees, 85 certificates and more than 1,600 courses

  • Vibrant student life, with more than 70 clubs

  • Highly qualified faculty with advanced degrees

  • 19 athletics teams

  • Learning communities and many other support services

  • Civic engagement and service learning opportunities

and more ... 

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De Anza students: Bring your transfer questions to the campus Transfer Center, where you can talk with experts, attend workshops and meet representatives from four-year universities.

Building: Seminar (SEM 3)
Contact: Outreach
Phone: 408.864.8327

Hours:  M-F 8:30am-4:30pm 


Last Updated: 4/20/18