2022 - 2023  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: $331 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 $9,268 $9,268 $9,268
Student Health Fee $42 ​$42 $42
Room & Board $9,360 $17,297 $17,784
Books and Supplies $1,152 $1,152 $1,152
Transportation $1,026 $351 $936
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,348 ​$2,700 $3,924
Total Resident $16,216 $22,830 $25,126
Total Non-Resident $24,196 $30,810 $33,106

9 Month Budget - Less than 1/2 Time

  • Budget below is based on 4 units, actual budget adjusted per unit.
  • Non-resident Tuition - $331/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 $2,648 $2,648 $2,648
Student Health Fee $42 ​$42 $42
Books and Supplies $658 $658 $658
Transportation $586 $201 $535
Total Resident $1,655 $1,269 $1,603
Total Non-Resident $3,935 $3,549 $3883

Summer Budget – Half-Time Enrollment

  • Based upon an average of 7 units per semester
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $331 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 $2,317 $2,317 $2,317
Student Health Fee $16 ​$16 $16
Room & Board $3,120 $5,765 $5,928
Books and Supplies $576 $576 $576
Transportation $513 $176 $468
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $1,674 ​$1,350 $1,962
Total Resident $6,221 $8,205 $9,272
Total Non-Resident $8,216 $10,200 $11,267

 

Summer Budget – Less than 1/2 Time Enrollment

  • Based upon an average of 7 units per semester
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $331 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 $1,324 $1,324 $1,324
Student Health Fee $16 ​$16 $16
Books and Supplies $329 $329 $329
Transportation $293 $100 $267
Total Resident $822 $629 $797
Total Non-Resident $1,962 $1,769 $1,937

 

 

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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