ELS/Silicon Valley is located in Cupertino, in the middle of Silicon Valley, which is less than an hour south of San Francisco. The city of Cupertino is a wealthy and safe suburban city of 58,000 people. The region is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. It perhaps is best known as home to the worldwide headquarters of Apple, Inc. Forbes magazine ranks it as one of the most educated small towns. Silicon Valley is home to many ELS University Conditional Admission Network partners including long-time and close college partner, De Anza College, which is located just across the street, and the beautiful and serene campus of Foothill College, which is just 10 km away. In addition, other nearby ELS University Conditional Admission Network partners include the College of San Mateo, Ohlone College, West Valley College, Skyline College, and Canada College.