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International Students

Tuition, Fees and other Expenses

(Subject to change)

Payment of the tuition and fees are due at the time of registration into classes. A payment plan is available. Students will be instructed on registration procedures and the payment plan option during Orientation. Payment can be made in the form of cash, money order, cashiers check, student check (written on a California bank), or Visa or MasterCard credit card. An F-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa and does not establish residency.

  1. Tuition and fees are $336 (International tuition $290 and enrollment fee $46) per unit starting Fall 2020 . Full-time enrollment is 12 units per semester.

  2. College Health Fee of $20 per semester (mandatory)

  3. Parking fee of $40 per semester

  4. Bus/Trolley Pass is $172-194 per semester, $57 a month (optional)

  5. Student Benefit Card $12 per semester (optional)

  6. Student Representation fee $2 per semester (mandatory)

  7. Books can cost from $200 - $450 or more per semester
    There are classes that are ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) depending on the class

  8. Health insurance is strongly encouraged (approximately $1360-1560/year).

Financial Aid

Financial aid is not available to international students. You must have sufficient funds available to you for all expenses while in the United States, including housing, food, educational expenses, etc.


International Students are eligible for some scholarships at Grossmont College. There is an International Student scholarship available each semester. You can find the deadlines and eligibility requirements at the Grossmont College Financial Aid website and look for scholarships. Here is the link to the page: Grossmont College Scholarships.

Here are other resources for scholarships for your convenience, but have no association with Grossmont College:

Last Updated: 02/20/2020
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