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:

Enrollment Fee


per unit



per unit

Capital outlay fee


per unit

The enrollment fee and tuition are set by the California state government; the capital outlay fee is calculated based on a state formula that community colleges must follow. In addition to other student fees paid by resident students, international students are required to pay for health insurance each semester. These fees may be increased.

A summary of student fees for the 2018-2019 academic year can be found in the table below:

Enrollment $46.00 per unit $46.00 per unit
Health $20.00 $17.00
Student Representation $1.00 $1.00
International Student Tuition $258.00 per unit (in addition to standard enrollment fee) $258.00 per unit (in addition to standard enrollment fee)
Capital Outlay
$8.00 per unit $8.00 per unit
International Student Insurance $600.00 per each 6 months
* subject to change
$600.00 per each 6 months
* subject to change
Course Fee Varies with course Varies with course
Student Activity Fee $10.00 per semester $5.00 per semester

Full payment is due by the Friday before classes begin.

If you register for additional classes during the Add/Drop period, you should pay when you register for the class. If you drop from a class during the add/ drop period, you will receive a full refund. If you withdraw from the class after the add/drop period, the refund will be pro-rated based on the amount of the class attended. Generally, refunds take a minimum of six weeks to process.