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Estimated Fees and Expenses

This is a listing of estimated fees and expenses for international students attending Sierra College.

Tuition fee and enrollment fee below are based on 24 units – 12 units per semester – Fall and Spring. Actual fees are determined by the number of units students select to enroll in.

AmountRequired OfRefunds
For 2021-2022: $307 per unit in addition to tuition + $20/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($307 + $20)All International Students*100% refund for full-term courses dropped by the student by the Add/ Drop/ Refund Deadline. (See Refund Information)
For 2022-2023: $332 per unit in addition to tuition + $22/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($332 + $22)All International Students*50% refund for complete withdrawal from all classes by the student within the first six weeks of the semester or the first two weeks of a summer session.
*Tuition is established by the State Legislature and are subject to change.

Annual Estimated Living Expenses

The annual estimated living expenses information may be used as a guideline; costs of living, books, etc. may vary per student.

Annual Estimated Living ExpensesAmount
Living Expenses: On-Campus Housing (including room and meals)**$15,000
Living Expenses: Off-Campus Housing (estimated)**$20,000
Personal expenses (transportation, clothes, recreation, etc)$5,000*
Total Estimated Living Expenses and Tuition Fees$30,000
**Living expenses may vary with individual student needs and tastes.
Additional FeesAmount
Application fee$100
Insurance feeApprox. $1500
Note: Fees are subject to change without notice.