De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
De Anza College

Brief Description

De Anza College, located in Cupertino, CA is one of California's best-kept secrets regarding higher education. Founded in 1967, the school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers students numerous educational opportunities. Situated on a 112-acre campus and home to over 22,000 students, De Anza offers 60 Associate degrees and 125 Certificate programs in a wide array of areas. Some of the more popular majors can include Accounting, Automotive Technology, Graphic Design, Environmental Studies and more.

Cupertino, located west of San Jose, is one of the most affluent cities in the United States. With average incomes in the area upwards of $160,000 it is a place known for having plenty of money. The city's claim to fame is its being the home of Apple's corporate headquarters, which can go far toward explaining the high household incomes. Ranked high by both Forbes and Money magazines as one of the best places to live in the United States, the city is ranked second among California cities in this category.

As home to Apple's corporate headquarters, it's no surprise De Anza College is known for its emphasis on technology. The Advanced Technology Center, containing more than 900 computer workstations, is available to students across campus so they can have access to the best equipment when completing assignments. With community resources such as the Fujitsu Planetarium and Euphrat Museum of Art nearby, students and staff at the school can have many chances to explore cultural opportunities while learning something new about themselves and the world around them. With more than 45 student clubs from which to choose, the college has many different opportunities for students to become involved with. Activities range from Student Government to Accounting Clubs to Human Services clubs that have students giving back to the community by participating in service projects in local communities.

Athletics are a big part of campus life at De Anza College, and the results on the field have been outstanding. Offering 18 intercollegiate teams for men and women including tennis, basketball, football and swimming the school is consistently winning championships in the Coast Conference. One of the most sought-after programs at the school is its Animation program. Named by Animation Magazine as having one of the top 15 degree programs in the country, the school joined such other recipients as New York University, USC and UCLA.

Students looking for a school that offers great academics, cultural opportunities and dedicated faculty and staff need look no further than De Anza College to meet their needs.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 22770

Total institution enrollment: 22770

School type: 2-year public

School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.

Campus Location

Main Address

De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014


(408) 864-5678


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 47%

Female undergraduate population: 53%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's, Two but less than 4 years

Accounting And Finance
Automotive Mechanic / Technician
Biological Technology / Technician
Biology General
Business Administration And Management
Business General
Chemistry General
Child Care And Guidance Workers And Management
Commercial Photography
Communications General
Computer And Information Sciences Other
Computer Programming
Corrections / Correctional Administration
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Drafting General
Economics General
Electrical / Electronics Equipment Installer
Engineering General
English Language And Literature General
Environmental / Environmental Health Engineer
Environmental And Pollution Control Technician
Ethnic And Cultural Studies Other
French Language And Literature
General Buying Operations
General Studies
German Language And Literature
Graphic Design Commercial Art And Illustration
Health And Physical Education General
Health Professions And Related Sciences
History General
Industrial Manufacturing Technology / Technician
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Machine Shop Assistant
Medical Administrative Assistant / Secretary
Medical Assistant
Music General
Nurse Assistant / Aide
Nursing Rn Training
Office Supervision And Management
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Physical Therapy General
Political Science And Government General
Practical Nurse L P N Training
Psychology General
Quality Control Technology / Technician
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology
Social Sciences General
Spanish Language And Literature
Speech And Rhetorical Studies