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International students need at least $23,000 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 2016 - 17

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

 Item Annual 
*International/Nonresident Tuition is based on 24 semester units at $223 per unit (minimum requirement is 12 units per semester) Tuition and fees are subject to change on an annual basis.   $5,352 
*Enrollment fees are based on 24 semester units at $46 per unit   $1,104 
*Health Insurance (mandatory & subject to change)   $1,296 
Living Expenses are based on a 10 month homestay with meals $12,750 
Other:  Books & Supplies, Health Insurance, Public Transportation, Misc. Expenses (see below for Line Item Summary of Costs) $2,498 


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

Line Item Summary of Costs

International Program Expenses Annual
Application Fee (non-refundable, one-time fee)  $50 
Books and Supplies (estimated) $600 
Local Public Transportation (estimated) $640 
Miscellaneous Expenses (estimated for shopping, activities and events) $1,208 
Cost for additional units (see chart below) **
Total $2,498 

**Tuition and Enrollment Fee Costs for Units that Exceed the Required 12 units per Semester of 24 units per year

Additional Units
Tuition Additional Units Tuition
1 unit  $269 USD 4 units $1,076 
2 units $538 USD 5 units $1,345 
3 units $807 USD 6 units $1,614 


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.


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.