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Foothill CollegeLos Altos Hills, CA
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University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA
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#3 in California Community Colleges
Public, 4 or more years
Associate's - Public Rural-serving Large
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, Associate, 2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor'sOffered DegreeBachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$1,565 California Residents
$10,790 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$13,258 California Residents
$43,012 Out-of-State
-Graduate Tuition$13,036 California Residents
$28,138 Out-of-State
Less$2,793Average Financial Aid AmountMore$16,180
-Test Scores1,415 SAT
32 ACT
-Acceptance Rate14%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Smaller14,605Total EnrollmentLarger44,589
Smaller14,605Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger31,636
-Graduate Student Population12,953
Smaller11,755Online Student PopulationLarger35,115
Completion & Outcomes
Lower59%Graduate RateHigher91%
Higher11%Transfer-out RateLower4%
-Retention Rate97%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 18,688)
Board/Meal Plan
More Students per Faculty26 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty18 to 1
533Number of faculties5,267
Lower$89,444Average Faculty SalaryHigher$175,092
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.