De Anza College
De Anza College, is an accredited two-year public community college founded in 1967 located in Cupertino, California, (in Silicon Valley) is about 45 minutes south of San Francisco. The college, which is Silicon Valley, features 112-acres and serves the municipalities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, and Sunnyvale. As a two-year college, it has one of the highest enrollment rates for international students in the country.
De Anza offers two-year associate of art and science degrees, certificates of achievement, and lower-level undergraduate classes which are transferable to other colleges and four-year universities. Many of the students who finish their 2 years at De Anza go on to successfully transfer in their third year, as juniors, to one of the highly acclaimed private or public universities in California such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford University, San Francisco State University, Santa Clara University, and San Jose State University,
De Anza College has a large number of Academic Programs but the majority are concentrated in science, business and management. Academic programs are provided on a semester basis for students from more than 50 countries to gain an associates degree or to acquire an academic certificate and transfer. Famous alumni include actress Teri Hatcher.
De Anza College has roughly 25,265 who are undergraduate students.
The expenses for attending De Anza Community College are: In-state: $855, and Out-of-state: $6,345.
The tuition is very attarctive as student can save on geenral education requirement classes, transfer and then pay the normal price for specific courses for their major. However, students may still apply for financial aid to cover their expenses for their classes. Additionally, students can land a part-time job, summer seasonal job when school is on break such as a paid college internship. "College Works Painting California", a nationally recognized company, is one of those kinds of companies students can use to help spice up their resume or begin a rewarding and prosperous career in the home improvement industry. Students will gain valuable experience in management, sales as well as developing their communicational and organizational skills.