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 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) $1,242 $1,242
Books & Supplies $1,080 $1,080
Room & Board $8,780 $16,580
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,226 $3,784
Transportation $938 $858
Total $15,266 per year $23,544 per year

2019-20 Award Year Cost of Attendance

Expense Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Enrollment Fees ($46 per unit, full-time) $1,242 $1,242
Books & Supplies $1,970 $1,970
Room & Board $6,786 $15,084
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,564 $3,996
Transportation $1,278 $1,278
Total $14,840 per year $23,570 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.

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Tuition and Fees

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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