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International Tuition and Fees

Affordable  High Quality  U.S. Education!

Completing an Academic Program, or beginning your university studies at SJCC is the most cost-effective way to obtain a high-quality education in the United States.



SJCC has some of the lowest tuition and fees in in the Bay Area!


Annual Tuition for 2024-2025


No Application Fee!


Amount Required for Application and Visa Purposes

International students are responsible for paying the all tuition & health insurance and other fees directly to the college at the start of each semester.

International students are required to take a minimum of 12 units in the Fall and Spring semesters to maintain their F-1 visa status. 

Contact Us

  • ISP Office - GE-118
  • Monday - Thursday
    9 AM - 4 PM PST
    10 AM - 1 PM PST
  • Mailing Address
    San José City College
    International Student Program
    2100 Moorpark Avenue
    San José, CA 95128 U.S.A.


expenses for one academic year

The estimates below reflect expenses for the 2023-2024 academic year  from approximately mid-August through May for a student taking 12-units per semester.

What's The Cost?

Education is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. Learn more about the most affordable pathway to earning your Bachelor's Degree or Certificate in the U.S. at San José City College!

Estimated Annual Expenses

Tuition & Fees $10,230
Health Insurance $1,944*
Living Expenses $11,700
Books & Supplies $1,200
Personal Expenses $2,300

Total Estimated Cost



*2023-2024 Insurance rates. Health Insurance is mandatory.

Expenses are revised annually and subject to change without notice.

International  Orientation

  • All new international students are required to attend International Student Orientation two weeks before the start of the semester.

The estimates reflect expenses for the 2024-2025 academic year (9 months) for a student taking 12-units per semester, unless noted.

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