Total Cost Of Attendance

Please find below estimates for total cost of attendance for international students at Seattle Central College.

Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

(all tuition & fees are subject to change)

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Seattle Central Institute of English: Intensive English / Advanced English
(based on full-time enrollment)

Quarter (US $)
(10 weeks or
summer intensive 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition 2,700.00 Tuition 8,100.00
Approximate Fees* 38.00 Approximate Fees* 114.00
Room and Board* 1,950.00 Room and Board* 5,850.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 Books/Supplies 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 242.10 Medical Insurance* 726.30
Transportation 150.00 Transportation 450.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 Miscellaneous 1,800.00
       
Total 6,020.10 Total 18,060.30

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College Transfer / College Bridge / Fast Track / Professional & Technical / Short-Term Certificate
(based on 15 credits of enrollment)

Quarter (US $)
(3 months)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 3,078.40 Tuition* 9,235.20
Approximate Fees* 83.00 Approximate Fees* 249.00
Room and Board* 1,950.00 Room and Board* 5,850.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 Books/Supplies 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 242.10 Medical Insurance* 726.30
Transportation 150.00 Transportation 450.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 Miscellaneous 1,800.00
       
Total 6,443.50 Total 19,330.50

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Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree programs (years 3 and 4)
(based on 15 credits of enrollment)

Quarter (US $)
(3 months)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 6,037.05 Tuition* 18,111.15
Approximate Fees* 83.00 Approximate Fees* 249.00
Room and Board* 1,950.00 Room and Board* 5,850.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 Books/Supplies 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 242.10 Medical Insurance* 726.30
Transportation 150.00 Transportation 450.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 Miscellaneous 1,800.00
       
Total 9,402.15 Total 28,206.45

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Tuition Charges Per Credit

Tuition and Expenses on the I-20 form

* Tuition is based on 15 credits. Exact tuition amounts may vary slightly from this figure, usually by $100 to $200, depending on the number of credits a student takes and the program the student is enrolled in.
 
* Fees are mandatory for all students, and cover costs associated with a variety of items, including computer labs, the Student Activity Center and discounted public transportation.
 
* Housing estimates are based on on the cost of living with a host family, not including placement fees. Seattle Central does not arrange homestays for students. Costs for students living in on-campus housing or in apartments / shared housing will be different.
 
* Seattle College District medical insurance policy, which include benefits particular to international students. Students will be charged automatically when registering for classes each quarter.  

Other Financial Requirements

In addition to the amounts shown above, students should have access to at least $200-$400 per quarter for miscellaneous expenses.

Refund Policies

- Seattle Central Institute of English

Withdrawal from class prior to the first day of class =100% refund
Withdrawal from class within first five calendar days = 80% refund
Withdrawal from class within sixth - fourteenth calendar days = 50% refund
Withdrawal from class after fourteenth calendar day = 0 (no refund)

- All College Programs

Withdrawal from classes due to cancellation by the college = 100% refund
Withdraw from classes through the 1st week of the quarter = 100% refund (minus $5 fee) 
Withdraw from classes within eighth - twentieth calendar days = 50% refund
Withdraw from classes after the twentieth calendar day (instructor permission required) = 0 (no refund) 

- Medical Insurance

The medical insurance premium is 100% refundable if classes are dropped before the first day of the quarter. As of the first day of the quarter, the premium is non-refundable.