Tuition and Fees

Affordable 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. 

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. 

expenses for one academic year:

Tuition & Other Fees$7,826
Estimated Books & Supplies$   600
Mandatory Health Insurance
Estimated Living Expenses
Estimated Other Personal Expenses$2,072

Total Estimated Cost $21,742

The estimates above reflect expenses for the academic year 2019-2020  for a student taking 12-units per semester. Expenses are revised annually and are subject to legislative change without notice.


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

Student Center, SC-216L
2nd Floor

+1(408) 288- 3173



Mo - We: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


SJCC Supporting Page
San Jose City College