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Cost of Attendance

How Much Does College Cost?

The cost of attendance (sometimes called COA) refers to the average amount a full-time student can expect to spend while enrolled at the Los Rios colleges over a nine-month period. Students may not foresee all of the expenses involved in attending college, and exact cost depends on factors such as housing status and residency.

Though students must determine a budget that meets their needs, the following is the annual estimated COA.

2020-21 Award Year Cost of Attendance

Expense Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Enrollment Fees ($46 per unit, full-time) $1,288 $1,288
Books and Supplies $1,972 $1,972
Room and Board $8,780 $16,580
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,226 $3,784
Transportation $1,278 $1,278
Total $16,544 per year $24,902 per year

Learn More About Fees, Financial Aid, and Refunds

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Learn more about the resources available to help you pay for college, including grants, loans, scholarships, and promise programs.

Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

The current tuition and enrollment fee for residents is $46 per unit. For non-residents, tuition is $353 per unit. Learn about other student fees.

Tuition and Fees

Fee Payment Deadlines

Fee Payment Deadlines

You must pay your tuition and fees soon after you enroll in classes, or else you will be automatically dropped from your classes. Learn more about fee payment deadlines for the current and upcoming semesters.

Fee Payment Deadlines

Student Payment Plan

Student Payment Plan

The student payment plan allows students to pay their fees over a few months instead of all at once. This can make fee payment more manageable for students who do not receive financial aid.

Student Payment Plan

Refunds

Refunds

The following fees are eligible for refunds: enrollment and tuition fee, universal transit pass (UTP) fee, and semester parking permit fee. Learn more about how to get a refund.

Refunds

1098-T Tuition Statement

1098-T Tuition Statement

The 1098-T form reports the amount of qualified educational expenses a student paid during a single tax year. You may use the 1098-T form to claim federal tax credit under the American Opportunity Credit or the Lifetime Learning Credit.

1098-T Tuition Statement