Foothill College Overview
Located in Los Altos Hills, California, Foothill College is a public institution. Foothill College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Foothill College Known For?
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Foothill College.
- In 2019-2020, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Foothill College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $58,157 a year. That's about 43% more than their peers at other schools.
Foothill College Rankings
Foothill College is ranked #113 out of 2,018 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 152 colleges in California, it is ranked at #12.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Foothill College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Foothill College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Foothill College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Foothill College?
Contact details for Foothill College are given below.
|Address:||12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022|
How Do I Get Into Foothill College?
You can apply to Foothill College online at: foothill.edu/reg/admission/apply.html
Can I Afford Foothill College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Foothill College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $6,132 a year. That adds up to $24,528 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Foothill College is 11.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Foothill College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,016 full-time undergraduates at Foothill College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Foothill College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||156|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,192|
Over 88 countries are represented at Foothill College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and Hong Kong.
Online Learning at Foothill College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Foothill College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Foothill College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Foothill College was 36.3%. This is the #635 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Foothill College regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Foothill College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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