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Foothill and De Anza Colleges

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      Over the past 50 years, Foothill and De Anza, located in world famous Silicon Valley- California, have ranked among the top two-year colleges in the U.S. With such distinctions as Export Achievement Award by U.S. Department of Commerce, California Professor of the Year, “the most beautiful community college” and former Chancellor Kanter appointment as the Undersecretary of the Department of Education, we are famous for outstanding academics and successful transfer to world-class universities. One of the largest college districts, we enroll 45,000 students, including 3,800 international from 100 countries.We are famous for: • California Professor of the Year•Ranked #1 and #2 for transfer success among all community colleges in California.• Foothill and De Anza’s former Chancellor, Martha Kanter, is currently serving as the Undersecretary of Education in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration.•Received Export Achievement Award by U.S. Department of Commerce in 2012•Guaranteed admission from FHDA into third year at 16 universities, including 7 UCs & Cornell•Flexible admission 3 times a year and affordable tuition: no SAT, TOEFL 61 iBT/6.0 IELTS•”Most beautiful campus”•Close to headquarters of Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Cisco, Facebook, Pixar, DreamWorks & over 6,000 tech ¬companiesOur colleges offer over 100 university transfer majors ranging from business administration, marketing, and engineering to film/TV production, biotechnology, music technology and environmental science. We provide an excellent pathway to top Bachelor's degrees at half the cost thanks to 16 guaranteed transfer admission agreements to UC Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Arizona State, Cornell University Environmental Engineering and more; course articulation with 100 universities and a stellar transfer reputation: #1 for transfer to University of California, including 119 international students accepted to UC Berkeley and 167 to UCLA for Fall 2011, 67 to USC and 344 to UC Davis for Fall 2012. Foothill recently established an Entrepreneur Center and Business Plan Competition judged by Silicon Valley business leaders from Google, Wells Fargo, and venture capital firms.San Francisco and Silicon Valley Location:Foothill and De Anza are located in the dynamic San Francisco Bay Area right in the heart of Silicon Valley, the world capital of computer technology. We are 45 minutes south of San Francisco, 10 minutes from Stanford University and 20 minutes west of San Jose, the 10th-largest city in the U.S. We are 30 minutes south of San Francisco International Airport. Live and study in one of the most exciting and beautiful parts of the world!With 300 sunny days and average temperature of 21◦C, the area offers a truly Californian lifestyle. A short drive brings students to Pacific Coast beaches which offer some of the best surfing, golfing, and sightseeing in the country. Located within a 3-5 hour drive are Napa Valley, hiking and skiing at Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, warm beaches of Southern California and Los Angeles. We are surrounded by the headquarters of Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Adobe, eBay, Cisco Systems, Facebook, Intel, Pixar and over 6,000 other technology companies making us the ideal place to explore the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. The metropolitan city of San Francisco features unparalleled sports teams, art and museum venues, fine restaurants and exciting nightlife. Our campus was honored as “the most beautiful college ever built” by the American Institute of Architects.Foothill and De Anza Colleges inspire students to enjoy campus life and facilities, to become leaders, to get engaged in more than 60 clubs and to participate in our elected student government which manages a half-million dollar budget. Activities include varsity athletics , intramural sports, newspaper, radio station, cultural heritage months, and special events for international students, such as orientation, coffee hours, free Celebrity Forum tickets, International Night, international graduation and transfer reception.Outstanding campus facilities include leading edge computer and multimedia Labs, Broadcast Media Center, dental clinic, soccer and football stadiums, golf and tennis complex, Olympic-size swimming pools, art museum, Planetarium, bamboo garden, fantastic fitness facilities including dance and yoga studio, gym, indoor cycling, basketball and softball; and many award-winning buildings, such as Performing Arts Center and IDEA center, a dedicated music recording/digital video/interactive design lab. Like most community colleges, we do not have a dormitory on campus and do not directly arrange housing for students. Most of our international students choose to stay in private apartment complexes nearby or with American host families through our homestay program.

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      Over the past 50 years, Foothill and De Anza, located in world famous Silicon Valley- California, have ranked among the top two-year colleges in the U.S. With such distinctions as Export Achievement Award by U.S. Department of Commerce, California Professor of the Year, “the most beautiful community college” and former Chancellor Kanter appointment as the Undersecretary of the Department of Education, we are famous for outstanding academics and successful transfer to world-class universities. One of the largest college districts, we enroll 45,000 students, including 3,800 international from 100 countries.We are famous for: • California Professor of the Year•Ranked #1 and #2 for transfer success among all community colleges in California.• Foothill and De Anza’s former Chancellor, Martha Kanter, is currently serving as the Undersecretary of Education in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration.•Received Export Achievement Award by U.S. Department of Commerce in 2012•Guaranteed admission from FHDA into third year at 16 universities, including 7 UCs & Cornell•Flexible admission 3 times a year and affordable tuition: no SAT, TOEFL 61 iBT/6.0 IELTS•”Most beautiful campus”•Close to headquarters of Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Cisco, Facebook, Pixar, DreamWorks & over 6,000 tech ¬companiesOur colleges offer over 100 university transfer majors ranging from business administration, marketing, and engineering to film/TV production, biotechnology, music technology and environmental science. We provide an excellent pathway to top Bachelor's degrees at half the cost thanks to 16 guaranteed transfer admission agreements to UC Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Arizona State, Cornell University Environmental Engineering and more; course articulation with 100 universities and a stellar transfer reputation: #1 for transfer to University of California, including 119 international students accepted to UC Berkeley and 167 to UCLA for Fall 2011, 67 to USC and 344 to UC Davis for Fall 2012. Foothill recently established an Entrepreneur Center and Business Plan Competition judged by Silicon Valley business leaders from Google, Wells Fargo, and venture capital firms.San Francisco and Silicon Valley Location:Foothill and De Anza are located in the dynamic San Francisco Bay Area right in the heart of Silicon Valley, the world capital of computer technology. We are 45 minutes south of San Francisco, 10 minutes from Stanford University and 20 minutes west of San Jose, the 10th-largest city in the U.S. We are 30 minutes south of San Francisco International Airport. Live and study in one of the most exciting and beautiful parts of the world!With 300 sunny days and average temperature of 21◦C, the area offers a truly Californian lifestyle. A short drive brings students to Pacific Coast beaches which offer some of the best surfing, golfing, and sightseeing in the country. Located within a 3-5 hour drive are Napa Valley, hiking and skiing at Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, warm beaches of Southern California and Los Angeles. We are surrounded by the headquarters of Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Adobe, eBay, Cisco Systems, Facebook, Intel, Pixar and over 6,000 other technology companies making us the ideal place to explore the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. The metropolitan city of San Francisco features unparalleled sports teams, art and museum venues, fine restaurants and exciting nightlife. Our campus was honored as “the most beautiful college ever built” by the American Institute of Architects.Foothill and De Anza Colleges inspire students to enjoy campus life and facilities, to become leaders, to get engaged in more than 60 clubs and to participate in our elected student government which manages a half-million dollar budget. Activities include varsity athletics , intramural sports, newspaper, radio station, cultural heritage months, and special events for international students, such as orientation, coffee hours, free Celebrity Forum tickets, International Night, international graduation and transfer reception.Outstanding campus facilities include leading edge computer and multimedia Labs, Broadcast Media Center, dental clinic, soccer and football stadiums, golf and tennis complex, Olympic-size swimming pools, art museum, Planetarium, bamboo garden, fantastic fitness facilities including dance and yoga studio, gym, indoor cycling, basketball and softball; and many award-winning buildings, such as Performing Arts Center and IDEA center, a dedicated music recording/digital video/interactive design lab. Like most community colleges, we do not have a dormitory on campus and do not directly arrange housing for students. Most of our international students choose to stay in private apartment complexes nearby or with American host families through our homestay program.
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