Tuition and Fees
​​​Cost of Attendance

We offer an affordable U.S. education without sacrificing quality.

Completing a degree or beginning your university studies at San Jose City College is the most cost effective way to obtain a quality education in the United States. Students take required courses similar to those offered at the university for the first two years, but at a much lower cost. The excellent value of a San Jose City College education without sacrificing quality makes studying here the best decision. Below is the estimated cost of attendance for the 2018-2019 year. This is subject to change.

International students are responsible for paying the tuition and fees directly to the college. International students are required to take a minimum of 12 units each semester.

The following is a list of estimated expenses for one academic year:​

​Tuition & Other Fees​$6,860
​Estimated Books & Supplies​$1,422
​Mandatory Health Insurance​$1,422
​Estimated Living Expenses
​Estimated Other Personal Expenses​$2,520

Total Estimated Cost $21,424

The estimates above reflect expenses for academic year 2018-2019​ for a student taking 12-units per semester. Expenses are revised annually and are subject to legislative change without notice.

 We can help you obtain an excellent education at an affordable cost.  We welcome your questions and concerns.  Please feel free to contact us for additional support.  ​

​Contact Us


San Jose City College
International Student Program
2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

​​​​International Student Program (408) 288-3751

Admissions & Records         (408) 288-3702


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