Foothill + De Anza Colleges | Sillicon Valley, CA

    Foothill + De Anza Colleges: International Student Application

    Thank you for interest in Foothill and De Anza Colleges.  


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    Important Dates:

     Winter QuarterSpring QuarterFall Quarter
    Application DeadlineOctober 31January 31July 31
    (Fall 2020: August 28)*
    Mandatory OrientationEarly DecemberEarly MarchLate August
    Classes BeginEarly JanuaryEarly AprilLate September

    After you have submitted your application, you will receive email notification regarding the status of your application and next steps.  You may also login to view your student status page at any time.  All newly admitted international students are required to attend an orientation several weeks prior to the start of classes.  Orientation is mandatory for all new students; the specific orientation dates will be included in future communication.  During orientation, you will be tested for English and math proficiency.

    Estimated expenses are for one academic year (10 months):
    *fees subject to change without notice
     Per Year
    Tuition & Fees (12 units per quarter. Additional units - $224 per unit)$8,064.00
    Health Insurance - required$1,686.00
    Estimated Books & Supplies$1,500.00
    Estimated Room & Board (Based on homestay for 10 months at $1300.00/month)
    Estimated Spending Money$2,500.00
    Estimated Total Cost$26,750.00

    A non-refundable $75.00 USD application fee is required at the time you submit your application.  Upon admission, you will be also required to pay a $75.00 USD shipping fee to send your I-20 outside of the United States (if applicable).  *

    *Please note that the payment of the $75 application fee and the shipping fee will be waived for fall 2020 applicants who apply on or after April 22, 2020 through August 28, 2020. Even though we will continue to accept applications for Fall 2020 through August 28th, 2020, please be patient with receiving an application decision as well as with email responses due to the high volume of applications. We also encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure the highest availability of courses.