Introduction to Gainful Employment Disclosure
Foothill College provides opportunities for students to enroll in its career preparation
programs at a reasonable cost. The courses required to complete a career preparation
program are scheduled so that students can complete a program and earn a certificate
of achievement in a timely manner, whether they attend classes full time or part time.
In order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid, federal guidelines require that a student must be enrolled in an educational program that leads to an associate degree, or prepares him or her for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. In accordance with federal guidelines, Foothill College students must declare a goal with a major, prepare for transfer to a four-year college or university, or enroll in a career certificate of achievement program in order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid.
Gainful Employment Disclosure Statements by Foothill College Program
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information
for any financial aid-eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment
in a recognized occupation." Click on the name of the program or certificate from
the list below for information about completion rates, cost and length of a program,
related careers and other important information regarding gainful employment. Financing
information and completion rates are provided for programs with more than 10 completers
during the reporting year.
For more gainful employment information, access the following resources:
- Institutional Research & Planning, Gainful Employment
- Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) ifap.ed.gov/GainfulEmploymentInfo/indexV2.html; and
- O*NET Occupational Descriptions & Data http://www.onetonline.org/.
Foothill College Certificates
Click on the name of the certificate from the list below to see information about the cost of Foothill College's career preparation programs and the length of time required to complete these programs.
Career & Vocational Programs
⇐ See program discloures in the left-hand navigation.