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International Student Tuition & Fees

International Students are required to take a minimum of 12 units during the semester to maintain F-1 Status
 

Summer 2015 - Summer 2016

International Student Tuition and Fees


Academic 

 
​Academic ​Tuition & Fees**     

Tuition & Fees** For An Academic Year
(based on 24 units, 2 semesters, no sessions)

​Non-Resident Tuition ​$335/per unit (tuition and enrollment fee)

​$8,040
​SMC Health Fee
​$19 per semester; $16 per session

​$38
​Student Associate Fee ​$19.50 per semester/session

​$39
​Student ID Card
​$13 per semester/session   
​$26
​Health Insurance
(Mandatory)
​$648* for one semester and one session plus
$216 initial insurance fee, first semester only

​$1296


 
  

Intensive English Program

 
​Intensive English Program ​Tuition & Fees**

​Program Cost                                                                      Summer Session: $1,600
Fall Semester: $3,200
Winter Session: $1,200
Spring Semester: $3,200​
​SMC Health Fee
​$19 per semester; $16 per session

​Student Associate Fee
​$19.50 per semester/session

​Student ID Card
​$13 per semester/session


​Health Insurance
(Mandatory)
​$648 for one semester and one session plus
$216 initial insurance fee for first semester only


 
 
 
 

Estimated Expenses

 
​Expense Estimate Per 1 Month** ​Estimate Per 9 Months**
​Living Expenses ​$1,277 (based on home stay with 2 meals per day)
​$11,493***
​Books & Supplies
​$873 per semester ​$1,746 (based on 2 semesters)
​Personal Expenses                      
​$314.50 ​$2,830.50
​Public Transportation
​$167 ​$1,503
 
 
 
​Estimated Total Expenses for Summer 2015 to Summer 2016**
Academic year required on bank statement for SMC Admission
​$27,000
Estimated ​Dependent Expenses
Adult Dependent
Child

​$12,970 (based on 9 months)
$11,295 (based on 9 months)

*All new F1 students will pay a mandatory insurance surcharge to cover the seminar and pre-enrollment period before their first term begins. 

**Tuition, fees, and Health Insurance Fees are subject to change without notice.
 
***Students with free room and board in the Santa Monica area may deduct $6,894 from the total expenses.
 
 

 

Wire Transfer Information


If you choose to wire transfer money to SMC, here are the instructions:

Please note we can only accept wire transfer for:
 

  • SMC Tuition and School Fees (health and activity)
  • SMC Insurance
  • Application fee or Seminar fee
  • Do not wire transfer money to SMC for your tuition and fees until you have been accepted to SMC and receive your I-20 and have secured an F-1 Visa.
  • You will need to include additional funds for every wire transfer to cover the cost of federal wire system and SWIFT Network charges


Send To:
JPMorgan Chase
Government, Not-For-Profit & Healthcare Banking
Los Angeles, Ca 90071
Credit to:  Santa Monica College
Account #: 569288751
Fed Wire#: 0210000-21
Swift Network#: CHASUS33
 
Please include the Student’s Name & Passport Number & Application Identification Number (Application ID#).
 
Incoming wires are subject to Federal Wire System charges of $18.00 and SWIFT network charges of $19.00. Charges may change without prior notice.