In compliance with the federal government, Foothill College provides the following summary of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students entering Foothill College in Fall Quarter 2009:
 The cohort is made up of students entering college for the first time in the fall term, who in the fall term declared a goal of transfer, associate degree or certificate and completed one or more college-level credit courses in the fall term. The year 2008 is the most recent year for which the data are available.
 The term "transferred out" is defined as the student who transferred to a University of California campus or California State University campus or another California community college campus.
 "Completers" are students who within a degree-year period completed the requirements for an associate degree or certificate, or transferred out of the college, or were prepared to transfer which is defined as successfully completing 84 or more transferable units and achieving a grade-point average equal to or greater than 2.0 (out of a possible 4.0).
In compliance with Section 201 Public Law 101-542 as amended by Public Law 102-26, Foothill College provides the following Crime Awareness & Campus Security Act Summary Report for students, faculty and staff:
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