USA Community College


Foothill College 山麓學院 (加州 CA)



Over the past 50 years, Foothill and De Anza Colleges, located in world famous Silicon Valley, have ranked among the top two-year colleges in the U.S. These two sister colleges  are famous for outstanding academics and successful transfer to world-class universities. One of the largest college districts,  they together enroll 45,000 students, including 3,800 international from 100 countries.


Foothill College offers over 100 university transfer majors ranging from business administration, marketing, and engineering to animation and film production, biotechnology, informatics, GIS, nano-science, and environmental science.

While spending two years at Foothill, students take advantage of its outstanding transfer support such as academic counselors who specifically serve international students, annual transfer fairs with over 50 universities coming to the campuses, and very active Transfer Centers.

The Basics
Setting easy access to San Jose
School Type State and locally supported, Coed
Tuition US$9,000
Housing Homestay or apartment
Transfer Records UC Berkeley, UCLA
Current Weather
School Website
General Information
State California (CA)
Location Los Altos Hill
Nearest City San Francisco
Environment Suburban
Campus Size 122 acres
Year Founded 1961
Admission Req.m HKDSE / F.6
Academic Calendar Spring / Fall / Winter
Level Offered Associate degree, 2-year University Transfer Program
Enrollment approximately 20,000 students
Student-to-Teacher 30:1

Students Transfer Records:

University of California: Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Davis, Riverside, Santa Cruz

California State University: San Francisco, San Jose

Other Universities: Cornell, Georgetown, Purdue, Michigan, Columbia, Boston College, Indiana University, University of Texas, University of Washington, College of Notre Dame, University of the Pacific, Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, Mills College

Academic Programs:

Early completion of transferable English and math is critical. To be a successful transfer candidate, university admissions representatives will strongly urge you to concentrate on completing transferable English and math courses in your first year. Do not put these classes off. Doing so may negatively implace your ability to transfer.


Campus highlights include leading edge Computer and Multimedia Labs, Broadcast Media Center, Dental Clinic, Stadiums, Golf and Tennis Complex, Olympic-size Swimming Pools, and a Planetarium.

Students Life:

Many cultural and community events and student clubs including: Kiwanis Silicon Valley Bowl (December), Transfer Day (October), Career Fair, Club Day, International Students Night, Scholarship Ceremony, Commencement and
Heritage Month Celebrations: African American Heritage Month (February), Women’s History Month (March), Asian Pacific Islander Month (April), Latino Heritage Month (May) and Gay Lesbian Heritage Month (June).