Attending El Camino College for the first two years of instruction is a very economical way to receive a college education in the United States. Total amount of tuition and fees is about $6,750 per academic year or 24 semester-units.
In addition to tuition, textbooks and supplies may range from $250 to $400 for each semester. Room and board expenses vary depending upon the type of housing chosen, but may be estimated for the 10-month school year at $8,500. One should expect to pay $1,066 per 6 months or $2,166 per calendar year for mandatory medical insurance.
Students who have their own car must carry automobile liability insurance. Auto insurance costs vary depending upon the age of driver and the year, make and model of the vehicle.
An estimate of the total expenses for the 10-month academic year, including tuition and fees, medical insurance, textbooks and supplies, room and board, is about $19,000.