Foothill College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7325
Fax: (650) 949-7048

Contact: Jerry Cellilo
Interim Dean Counseling and Matriculation

Main Address

12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777


Total undergrads: 20,901
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,270


Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Allied health programs have special prerequisites: using point system to rank required college-level and general education classes, top 20-40 students selected for admission. Must be 2-year transfer.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C
Plant/Nursery Operations A,C
Viticulture & enology A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American Studies A
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A,C
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A,C
Music – General A,C
Music – General Performance C
Music History/Literature C
Music Theory/Composition C
Photography A,C
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Bioinformatics A
Biology A
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business Communications C
E-Commerce C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
International Business A
Office Management C
Real Estate A,C
Small Business Administration C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Communications/Rhetoric A,C
Mass Communications/Media Studies A,C
Publishing C
Radio/Television A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Science A,C
Computer Systems Analysis C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Computer/Systems Security C
Data Processing Technology C
Database Management A,C
Game design and development C
Informatics A,C
Information Technology A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Design C
Web/Multimedia Management C
Word Processing C

Construction Trades
Construction Trades – General C
Electrician A,C
Pipefitting C
Plumbing C
Power/Electric Transmission C

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering – General A
Software Engineering A

Engineering Technologies
Biomedical Engineering Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Nanotechnology A,C

English Language & Literature
Creative Writing A
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management C
Child Care Service C
Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
Chinese A
French A
Japanese A
Linguistics A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A,C
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Physician Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A,C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A,C

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Ironworking C
Sheet Metal Technology C

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Community Organization/Advocacy C

Science Technologies
Biology Technician A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Foothill College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (650) 949-7777
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 15,123
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 27 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,762 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,563
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,528
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 45%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,661

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Foothill College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Foothill College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 37
Construction Trades 21
Education 22
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 8101
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 12
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 17
Visual and Performing Arts 88
Grand total 43691

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Foothill College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,563
Out-of-state $9,528
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 432 45%
Grant or scholarship aid 426 45% $4,661
Student loan aid 28 3% $4,020

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,744 25% $2,660
Federal student loans 324 2% $5,783

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Foothill College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Foothill College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Foothill College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 15,123
Undergraduate enrollment 15,123
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Foothill College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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