Paying for College

Classes at El Camino College cost just $46 per unit for California residents, meaning you can complete a two-year degree (60 units) for about $2,900 in tuition and fees. Grants, loans, scholarships, and other types of financial aid can make your El Camino College education even more affordable. 

Learn more about college costs, financial aid options, scholarships, and the South Bay Promise, which waives enrollment fees for first-time full-time students coming to El Camino.

Financial Aid Office

Visit the Financial Aid Office and learn about types of aid and the aid application process.


Apply for a variety of annual scholarships available to El Camino students.

Tuition & Fees

See what it costs to attend El Camino and use the Net Price Calculator to estimate your costs.

South Bay Promise

As a first-time, full-time student, you can pay $0 in enrollment fees for two years!

Questions? Contact Us

Financial Aid Lab

Student Services Building 229

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (310) 660-3593 ext. 5493

Financial Aid Help Desk

Online Financial Aid Support

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.