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 a single Los Rios college over a nine-month period. Each student's exact cost depends on a number of factors, including housing status and residency.

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Money shouldn't get in the way of getting a college education. Most students are eligible for some type of financial aid to help pay for their educational and related expenses.

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Tuition and Fees

The current tuition and enrollment fee for residents is $46 per unit. For non-residents, tuition is $326 per unit. Learn about other student fees.

Tuition and Fees

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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