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Tuition

International students need at least $23,500 USD per academic year to cover school and living expenses. Additional funds must be available for those who plan to remain in the United States during the summer. College fees are due at the time of registration.

Tuition, Fees and Estimated Expenses 2018 - 19

Total Costs for Fall and Spring Semesters (August to May)  

 

International students need at least $23,900 USD per academic year to cover school and living expenses. Around $11,925 USD per semester is required. This estimate excludes all travel expenses to the college.

Additional funds must be available for those who plan to remain in the United States during the summer.

Tuition and fees are subject to change on an annual basis. Payments must be made in US Dollars.

College fees are due and payable at the time of registration. Expenses are estimated as follows:

Total Costs

 Expenses Semester      Year  

*Tuition (12 units @ $241 per unit) 

$2,892  $5,784
*Enrollment Fee (12 units @ $46 per unit)   $552  $1,104
*Health Insurance    $684  $1,368
Living Expenses (based on a shared room with meals for 10 months in the San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley Homestay Program.) $5,375  $10,750
**Other   $2,422  $4,894
Total

$11,925    

$23,900

* International/Nonresident tuition, enrollment and health insurance fees will be charged directly by the college at each semester. 

** See "Line Item Summary of Costs" 

Line Item Summary of Costs

International Program Expenses Semester Year
Application Fee (non-refundable, one-time fee)  N/A  $50
Books and Supplies  $422  $844
Local Public Transportation  $500  $1000
Miscellaneous  $1,500  $3,000
Total $2,422 

$4,894

Tuition and Enrollment Fees (Units exceeding required 12 units per semester of 24 units per year)

Additional Units
Tuition
1 unit  $287 
2 units $574 
3 units $861 
4 units $1,148 
5 units $1,435 
6 units $1,722 

 

Important: All costs are in US Dollars. Costs are subject to change. Please note that the medical insurance premium is subject to change prior to August 1st renewal.

Scholarships

There are a limited number of one time scholarships for new international students ranging from $250 to $1000 each depending on availability of funds.

More information about Scholarships  

Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance is mandatory for all students and is included in your tuition costs. Government sponsored students will have their private insurance evaluated on a case by case basis.

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