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Estimated Expenses/Housing


Following is a list of ESTIMATED expenses a student might expect to incur while attending Santiago Canyon College (Based on 12 units per semester & 24 units per year). Prices and fees are subject to change.

The estimated costs for 2015-2016 academic year are as follow: 

Per Semester 

Per Academic Year 

 Tuition and Fees



 International Student Health Insurance (2015-2016)



 Books and Supplies (estimates)



 Int’l Orientation/Activity/Service Fee​



 Health Center Fee



 RSCCD Student Fee



 Student Parking (optional)​​



 Living Expenses (approximate)






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Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.


Tuition and fees reflected above are for academic year 2016/2017 (fall 2016, spring 2017 and Summer 2017) and are adjusted each year. Please refer to the SCC International Student Program website if you are applying for fall 2017 onwards.





Santiago Canyon College does not have campus housing, but students can request placement with an American host family through Santiago Canyon College international student home stay program.


Short or long term housing is available from several sources. Some are mail lists you must join, but most allow you to browse the postings without signing up. There may be fees involved in using some of these services. Please determine the charges to you before you make a commitment. This list is accurate as of February 2013 and all links were checked.

Appearance on this list is alphabetical and does not constitute an endorsement. - offers the apartment-matching engine  

Apartment Magazine - Lists apartments in Los Angeles and surrounding communities

International Housing Placement Service (IHPS)- Arranges stay with a host family, plans include meals - Find affordable housing 

Student International Housing - Arranges homestays with meals in various Southern California locations

 World Homestay- arranges stay with host family

Santiago Canyon College is not affiliated with the housing information listed above other housing information listed above has no affiliation with Santiago Canyon College.​​​​