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Tuition and Fees

International students must maintain Full-Time Status every main term attended (Full-Time is 12 or more units for the Fall and Spring semesters). All fees must be paid before you register for classes.

Estimated Cost for 1 Academic Year (Fall and Spring semester)

Fees Description Estimated Cost
Application Fee One time fee $50.00
Student Health Fee $19.00 per semester $38.00
ASCC Student Activities Fee $10.00 per semester $20.00
Parking Permit Fee $40.00 per semester (optional) $80.00
Medical Insurance Fee* - Mandatory Annual (12 Months) $1,828.00
Enrollment & Tuition Fee* **$366.00 per unit (24 units per year) $8,784.00
Total Estimate cost for one academic year $10,800.00


Other Expenses

Fees Description Estimated Cost
Books and Supplies Estimate cost for Fall & Spring $1,600.00
Living and Miscellaneous Expenses Estimate cost for Fall & Spring $11,277.00
Total Estimate cost for one academic year $12,877.00


Total Fees and Other Expenses

Fees Description Estimated Cost
Total Fees and Other Expenses Estimate grand total (Fall & Spring)     $23,677.00


*These fees are subject to state legislative change without advance notice. The fees shown is an estimate yearly cost for attending Cerritos College based on 12 units per semester for Fall and Spring.

**Effective Fall 2022, Enrollment and Tuition Fees are $366 per unit.

Dependents: (spouse and children) add $3,000.00 per dependent to the total amount.

SEVIS FEE (Form I-901): Once a new initial I-20 is issued, a Form I-901 along with a payment of $350.00 SEVIS Fee must be completed before applying for, or a re-validation of the F-1 Visa Status. For more information on paying the SEVIS fee, please visit

Financial Aid is not available to International Students. Limited scholarships are available after registration.

For any questions or further information, please contact the Office of International Student Services at 

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