PCC's academic year consists of Fall and Spring semesters. Summer intersessions are optional for international students.

International students pay the same tuition and fees that US students from other states pay. This non-resident, or “out-of-state”, rate includes the following fees calculated for Fall and Spring semesters:

Student Fees


International Student Tuition, Enrollment Fee and Capital Outlay Fee


per unit

2021-2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance for International Students

Costs are calculated on full-time attendance (12 units) per Fall and Spring semesters.
Note: Costs are subject to change

Fee Type Amount
Tuition and Fees
(International Student Tuition, Enrollment Fee and
Capital outlay Fee: $363 per unit + Student Fees; $68)
Living Expenses $16,580
International Student Insurance $1,200
Personal Expenses $3,784
Total Annual Estimated Cost $30,344

Full payment for Spring 2022 is due by Thursday, January 6, 2022. 

If you have paid your fees, but dropped from all or part of your enrollment by the refund deadline (see the Academic Calendar for the deadline for the current semester) you will be eligible for a full refund of the class fees/tuition.

It is your responsibility to officially drop courses you are no longer attending within the refund period to be eligible for a refund.

For more information on refunds, please visit the Admission and Records website