Costs

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Tuition and Fees to Attend Sierra College

As a California Community College, Sierra College offers some of the most affordable higher education in California and the United States.

Many of our students receive a fee waiver through Financial Aid, the Two Years Free program and/or California Dream Act. Plus, we offer multiple payment options for your convenience.

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Fee and Expense Information

Amount Required of Refunds
$46 per unit* All students except those qualified for a fee waiver. Refund for full-term courses dropped by the student by the Add/Drop/Refund Deadline.
(See Refund Information)

*Tuition is established by the State Legislature and are subject to change.

Amount Required of Refunds
Fall and Spring Terms (all campuses) Summer Sessions All students except those exempted by Board authority. Refund only if all courses are dropped by the student by the Add/ Drop/ Refund Deadline.
(See Refund Information)
$22 (effective 2021-2022) $18
Amount Required of Refunds
$1 per unit. Maximum of $5 per semester Required of all students with exceptions noted in the schedule of classes. Non-Refundable
Amount Required of Refunds

For 2020-2021: $290 per unit in addition to tuition + $19/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($290 + $19)

For 2021-2022: $307 per unit in addition to tuition + $20/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($307 + $20)

All out-of-state students and non-U.S. citizens.
(See Residency Requirements)

100% refund for full-term courses dropped by the student by the Add/ Drop/ Refund Deadline.
50% refund for complete withdrawal from all classes by the student within the first six weeks of the semester or the first two weeks of a summer session.
(See Refund Information)

Amount Required of Refunds

For 2020-2021: $290 per unit in addition to tuition + $19/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($290 + $19)

For 2021-2022: $307 per unit in addition to tuition + $20/unit Non-Resident Capital Outlay fee ($307 + $20)

Learn more about costs and fees.
All International Students* 100% refund for full-term courses dropped by the student by the Add/ Drop/ Refund Deadline. (See Refund Information)
50% refund for complete withdrawal from all classes by the student within the first six weeks of the semester or the first two weeks of a summer session.

*Tuition is established by the State Legislature and are subject to change.

Optional Fees

Visit Parking for parking permit costs and related fees.
Amount Required of Refunds
No Charge Picture ID for Sierra College students is required for using the Sierra College Library, Math, and Testing Centers and Instructional Labs. N/A
Amount Required of Refunds
$10 Provides student discounts at campus activities, performances, athletic events, local participating businesses, and includes wireless internet access. How to buy an ASSC Activity Sticker Non-Refundable after the add/drop deadline
Amount Required of Refunds
$0.09 per page Students using campus lab computers. Set up Pay to Print account.
Learn how Pay to Print works.
Fill out the Credit Request form. Attach the problem print pages. Submit to Bursars office.

Visit Dorms/Student Housing on campus for costs and how to apply.

Amount Required of Refunds
$2 Provides support for governmental affairs representatives of local or statewide student body organizations who may be stating their positions and viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices and agencies of state government. Non-Refundable after the add/drop deadline

Contact Bursar's Office

Rocklin Campus L 120

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-Th: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    F: 8:00am - 5:00pm