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Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Foothill College

Foothill College Overview

Foothill College is a public school in a suburban setting in Los Altos Hills, California. Foothill College was founded in 1958 and presently has around 14,605 students a year, including 14,605 undergraduate students. Foothill College ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Foothill College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Foothill College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Foothill College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Foothill College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Foothill College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Foothill College on the Student Life page.

2022 Foothill College Facts At-A-Glance
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Is Foothill College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Foothill College offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Foothill College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Foothill College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Foothill College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Foothill College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Foothill College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Foothill College's endowment was $15 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $908 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Foothill College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Foothill College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Foothill College.

Based on this information, is Foothill College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Foothill College a good school for you?

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Where is Foothill College Located?

Foothill College is located in the suburban setting of Los Altos Hills, California, in the suburbs of San Jose.

If you would like to see Foothill College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 280 to Los Altos Hills, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Jose International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Foothill College and Los Altos Hills are like without leaving home.

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College Info

12345 El Monte Road Los Altos Hills, CA 94022-4599

Campus Setting: Suburban

Foothill College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Foothill College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Foothill College is Continuous processing.

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Foothill College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Foothill College is like? There are approximately 14,605 students enrolled at Foothill College. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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