Expenses for F-1 Students

Expense Type

Estimated Expenses for One Academic Year (Two Semesters)

Enrollment and Non-Resident Tuition Fees

$46 enrollment plus $292 non-resident tuition for a total of $338 for each unit, 12.0 unit minimum required for a total of $4,056 each semester.


Books and Supplies


Living Expenses -food, housing


Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses - transportation, clothing, etc.


Mandatory Medical Insurance - required before registration each term.


Total Estimated Expense


Estimated Expenses For One Academic Year

The total estimated expenses for study at San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) for one academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) for F-1 students is $26,862. The actual cost will depend on the living arrangements and personal spending habits of the student. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. If the student will be accompanied by a spouse and/or dependents, an additional $2600 for each person must be included in the total expenses for each year. Please click on the following link and see #4, Proof of Financial Support for instructions and forms: Admission Application


Housing expenses are based on shared accommodations. Web links to on-line housing resources are available at the ISP Helpful Links page. San Joaquin Delta College does not have on-campus housing.

Mandatory Medical Insurance

Proof of medical insurance coverage for the duration of the academic term is required before enrollment (registration). The International Student Program (ISP) has policy options available for student purchase. Rates for medical insurance are based on the age of the student and will be higher for students over 24 years of age. Please see the Student Insurance Resources section at our Helpful Links page for details. Please contact the ISP Office if the student wishes to purchase insurance from their home country.

Payment of Fees

Payment of tuition and enrollment fees are due at registration. Fees are payable by credit/debit card through MyDelta student portal, personal check or money order by mail or in person at the Cashier's Office, Horton Administration Building, Room 102. Cash payment is not recommended.​


Have Questions?

The International Student Program office is here to help you with applying and attending Delta College. Call or email us with your questions!

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