2021 - 2022 Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance (COA) is the estimated total amount it will cost you to go to Orange Coast College for that year. The COA includes tuition and fees; on-campus room and board (or a housing and food allowance for off-campus students); and allowances for books, supplies, transportation, loan fees, and, if applicable, dependent care. It can also include other expenses like an allowance for the rental or purchase of a personal computer, costs related to a disability, or costs for eligible study-abroad programs.

Please note: The tables below are for Orange Coast College add $28 to the tuition and fees for the additional fees.

9 Month Budget – Full-Time Enrollment

  • Based upon an average of 14 units per semester
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $300 per unit
  • Resident Tuition: $46 per unit

9 Month Budget - Full-Time Enrollment

​Budget Items
​At Home
​On-Campus
​Off-Campus
Resident Enrollment Fee $1,288 ​$1,288 $1,288
Non-Resident Tuition $8,400 $8,400 $8,400
Student Health Fee $42 ​$42 $42
Room & Board $9,081 $16,793 $17,253
Books and Supplies $643 $643 $643
Transportation $999 $342 $918
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,276 ​$2,637 $3,843
Total Resident $15,811 $22,227 $24,469
Total Non-Resident $22,923 $29,339 $31,581

9 Month Budget - Less than 1/2 Time

  • Budget below is based on 4 units, actual budget adjusted per unit.
  • Non-resident Tuition - $300/unit
  • Resident Tuition - $46 per unit

9 Month Budget - Less than 1/2 Time 

​Budget Items
​At Home
​On Campus
​Off Campus
Resident Enrollment Fee $368 ​$368 $368
Non-Resident Tuition $2,400 $2,400 $2,400
Student Health Fee $42 ​$42 $42
Books and Supplies $1,080 $1,080 $1,080
Transportation $999 $342 $918
Total Resident $2,052 $1,395 $1,971
Total Non-Resident $4,084 $3,427 $4,033

Summer Budget – Half-Time Enrollment

  • Based upon an average of 7 units per semester
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $300 per unit
  • Resident Tuition: $46 per unit

Summer Budget - Half-Time Enrollment

​Budget Items
​At Home
​On-Campus
​Off-Campus
Resident Enrollment Fee $322 ​$322 $322
Non-Resident Tuition $2,100 $2,100 $2,100
Student Health Fee $16 ​$16 $16
Room & Board $2,018 $3,732 $3,834
Books and Supplies $563 $563 $563
Transportation $222 $76 $204
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $728 ​$586 $854
Total Resident $3,869 $5,294 $5,793
Total Non-Resident $5,647 $7,571 $7,571

 

Summer Budget – Less than 1/2 Time Enrollment

  • Based upon an average of 4 units per semester
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $300 per unit
  • Resident Tuition: $46 per unit

Summer Budget - Less than 1/2 Time Enrollment

​Budget Items
​At Home
​On-Campus
​Off-Campus
Resident Enrollment Fee $184 ​$184 $184
Non-Resident Tuition $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Student Health Fee $16 ​$16 $16
Books and Supplies $321 $321 $321
Transportation $222 $76 $204
Total Resident $743 $725 $597
Total Non-Resident $1,759 $1,613 $1,741

 

 

For further information, please visit the Coast Community College District.  

The expense budgets shown on this table are based upon average expenses reported by students at the University of California, California State University, California independent institutions, and California Community Colleges in the 2006-07 Student Expenses and Resources Survey (SEARS), adjusted for ten years of inflation or deflation. Private career college data are from the 2003-04 SEARS, adjusted for 13 years of inflation or deflation.​

Net Price Calculator

 

The net price calculator is a tool for students and parents to use to get an estimate of what it may cost to attend Orange Coast College each year. The "net price" (cost of attendance minus grants and scholarships) is the amount students and/or their families will have to cover with work, savings, and/or loans. 

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