De Anza College Policies

On this page you'll find information about college policies relating to military veterans and their dependents or beneficiaries.

Admission Policy

De Anza College does not provide commission, bonuses or other incentive payments based on service members' enrollment.  De Anza College operates on an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student which has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Cohort Default Rate

  • You can find the most recent cohort default rate for De Anza College by checking the Federal Student Aid database.
  • De Anza's OPE-ID is 004480

In-State Tuition Policy

The De Anza College policy for beneficiaries using GI BillĀ® benefits follows the guidelines provided in P.L. 116-315 Isakson and Roe, and the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act (VACA).  

In accordance with Section 1005 of the Isakson and Roe Act, students receiving benefits will not be charged nonresident fees, and will only be charged tuition and fees at a rate that is equal to or less than the rate charged California state residents.

 Military Service Credit

Students may request college credit for military service by submitting a copy of their DD-214 form. Nine units of credit will be awarded for students who have at least one year of active duty. The units will include three units of Area E: physical education, four units of Area E: personal development, and two units of elective credit. 

GI BillĀ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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