Tuition and Fees for F-1 Visa Students

  • Tuition is based on $270.00 per unit for 12 units for 3 quarters, effective July 1, 2023.
  • Many students take additional units at $270.00/unit.
  • Summer tuition and related expenses are not included here. This cost estimate covers 3 quarters.
Tuition and fees* $9,720  USD
Mandatory health insurance** $1,656 USD
Estimated cost for books and supplies $1,500  USD
Estimated cost for room and board (homestay for 10 months at $1,500/month) $15,000  USD
Estimated spending money needed $2,500  USD
Estimated total cost $30,376  USD

* Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.  For a breakdown of fees, visit the Fees At a Glance webpage.

** All F-1 visa students enrolled at De Anza college are required to purchase and subscribe to the health insurance selected by the Foothill-De Anza college district office. 


De Anza, like most community colleges, does not have any dormitories or student residences.  However, De Anza is conveniently located near many housing options, including homestay and apartment rentals.  Visit our housing page to find more information.

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