International Students: Cost and Fees

Sierra College offers a high-quality education at an affordable price.

This is a listing of estimated fees and expenses for international students attending Sierra College. This information may be used as a guideline; costs of living, books, etc. may vary per student.

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.

Amount Required of Refunds

For 2020-2021: $290 per unit in addition to tuition + $19/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($290 + $19)

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)
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 Amount
Living Expenses: On-Campus Housing (including room and meals)* $7,400
Living Expenses: Off-Campus Housing (estimated)* $7,900
Personal expenses (transportation, clothes, recreation, etc) $1,290*
Total Estimated Living Expenses and Tuition Fees $18,000
Additional Fees Amount
Application fee $100
Insurance fee Approx. $1500

Note: Fees are subject to change without notice.

*Living expenses may vary with individual student needs and tastes.