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ESTIMATED EXPENSES

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. One semester unit is $294.00.  The minimum semeter units needed for F-1 visa students is 12 units.  This is $3,528 per semester for 12 units.

Total amount of tuition and fees is $7,056 per academic year or 12 semester units  x 2 academic semesters = 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 in South Bay area. One should expect to pay $707.50 per 6 months or $1,415.00 per calendar year (12 months) 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 $20,000.  This is the minimum requirment needed to apply for the El Camino College program.

 

Estimated Tuition & Fees Per Semester*

El Camino Community College

2017-2018 Academic Year

Does not include textbooks, living expenses or housing costs**

Tuition & Fees Per Unit

(minimum 12 units per semester)

   

$294.00         

$3,528.00 (12 units)        

     

Health Fee

 

$20.00        

       

Student Representative Fee

 

 $0.50          

 

Health Insurance Fee

(per semester)

 

   $707.50         

 

Total Tuition and Fees for 12 units
(one semester)

 

$4,256        

    

 

 

Last Published 8/30/17