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 Foothill College

Foothill College - Los Altos Hills, CA

12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

General information:(650)949-7777
Awards offered:Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:15,765( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:28 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $894 $894 $1,215 -26%
Out-of-state $5,619 $5,483 $6,210 -12%
Books and supplies $1,728 $1,814 $1,814 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $10,872 $11,415 $11,415 0%
Other $3,746 $3,933 $3,933 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,371 $3,539 $3,539 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,622 $2,708 $3,029 -33%
Off Campus $17,240 $18,056 $18,377 0%
Off Campus with Family $5,993 $6,247 $6,568 0%
On Campus $7,347 $7,297 $8,024 -13%
Off Campus $21,965 $22,645 $23,372 -4%
Off Campus with Family $10,718 $10,836 $11,563 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $360
In-state fees $135
Out-of-state tuition $6,075
Out-of-state fees $135
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 327 28% --
Grant or scholarship aid 312 26% $1,073,106 $3,439
Federal grants 194 16% $817,069 $4,212
Pell grants 194 16% $787,457 $4,059
Other federal grants 44 4% $29,612 $673
State/local government grant or scholarships 297 25% $234,180 $788
Institutional grants or scholarships 42 4% $21,857 $520
Student loan aid 57 5% $305,717 $5,363
Federal student loans 57 5% $305,717 $5,363
Other student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,769 21% $7,672,808 $2,036
Pell grants 1,404 8% $5,041,092 $3,591
Federal student loans 665 4% $4,327,040 $6,507


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $7,210 $6,348 $7,168
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $5,516 $4,911 $5,766
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,229 Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 15,765
Undergraduate enrollment 15,765
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,777
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 24 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Basketball 1717
Football 73-
Golf 8-
Soccer 2621
Softball -18
Swimming and Diving 1713
Tennis 1714
Volleyball -14
Water Polo -13


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1959 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

02/02/1962 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

05/27/1966 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

01/01/1969 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations31 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 100
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 2111
Motor vehicle theft 100
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate15.6%
Number in default31
Number in repayment198

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00119900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Associate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General810--
Category total810--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization-1--
Category total-1--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other-2--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-11--
Category total-13--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-307-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General--1-
Business Administration and Management, General-26--
International Business/Trade/Commerce-4--
Real Estate-4--
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations26--
Category total2708-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects-1--
Recording Arts Technology/Technician-112-
Category total-122-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Mass Communication/Media Studies-2--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-3224-
Category total-3424-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming/Programmer, General-54-
Computer Science-7--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-8--
Computer and Information Sciences, General-5--
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration-35-
Category total-289-
Construction Trades Colleges
Category total-3--
Education Colleges
Special Education and Teaching, General-138-
Category total-138-
Engineering Colleges
Category total-2--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Biomedical Technology/Technician121-
Category total121-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing-12-
English Language and Literature, General-49-
Category total-511-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant1144-
Child Care and Support Services Management1---
Category total2144-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Chinese Language and Literature-212-
French Language and Literature-2--
Japanese Language and Literature156-
Spanish Language and Literature-23-
Category total11121-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer-2--
Dental Assisting/Assistant-714-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-18--
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-19-10
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-1--
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-19--
Physician Assistant435--
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-25--
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-22--
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant-34--
Category total431521410
History Colleges
History, General-3--
Category total-3--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Studies, General-2--
Category total-2--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-5--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies241---
Category total2415--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General-6--
Category total-6--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-18--
Category total-18--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General-6--
Category total-6--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total-2--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Physics, General-3--
Category total-3--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-36--
Category total-36--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General-8--
Political Science and Government, General-2--
Social Sciences, General-513-
Category total-996-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General13--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-4-6
Graphic Design378-
Music, General-2--
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology-2--
Category total424146
Grand total30257412216