De Anza College

Cupertino, CA 95014
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De Anza College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Cupertino.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 20,674 students attend the school. Every year 62% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

De Anza College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,395, and fees were $157. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,595 and $157 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students20,674
Student to Faculty Ratio28:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 43
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
07/01/1969 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$31/credit
In State Students$31/credit
Out of State Students$191/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $1,395 $1,395 $8,595
ADN 70 $2,170 $2,170 $13,370
BSN 125 $3,875 $3,875 $23,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 44% of De Anza College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 27% $4,386
Other Federal Grant 6% $567
State Grant & Scholarships 42% $1,914
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $306
Federal Student Loans 2% $4,553
Private Loans -- $13,750


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,476
$30,001 to $48,000$5,491
$48,001 to $75,000$7,773
$75,001 to $110,000$9,147
Over $110,000$11,249

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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