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Cost of Study

Tuition & Fees Information

International student tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year is $377 USD per unit. International students are required to enroll in minimum of 12 units Fall and Spring semesters to maintain their F-1 status. International students are also required to purchase health insurance coverage designated by GWC which costs $1,753 per year approximately.


Estimated Expenses

Below chart shows estimated expenses for students taking 12 units per semester. International student tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year is $377 USD per unit*.

For more detailed breakdown of tuition and expenses, see estimated expenses sheet.


Estimated Expenses (12 units per semester)*
Per Semester Per Year
Tuition: Non-Resident Tuition, Capital Outlay and Enrollment Fees ($377/unit) $4,524 $9,048
Mandatory Health Services Fee (per semester) $21 $42
Mandatory College Service Charge (per semester) $20 $40
Mandatory Student Representation Fee (per semester) $2 $4
Mandatory Health Insurance** $877 $1753
Estimated Living Expenses 6,600 $13,200
Estimated Incidentals, Books and Supplies $350 $700
Total $12,394 $24,787


*Tuition and fee amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

**Breakdown of per-semester Health Insurance fee vary by year dependant upon number of months covered

Requirements for Admission and I-20 Issuance

Proof of sufficient funds for tuition, fees, and living expenses for one year are required for issuance of the Form I-20. Applicants must submit:

  • Financial document under the sponsor’s name with a minimum balance of $24,787 dated within the last five months
  • Affidavit of support form

Students who plan bring dependent spouses or children to the U.S. as F-2 visa holders need to show proof of additional $3,000 per dependent in order for us to issue dependent I-20s.

Accepted Financial Documents

  • Official bank statement from a checking or savings account. We do not accept Investment Account as proof of funding. You may submit multiple bank statements from more than one sponsor as long as the total amount equals our minimum amount. Each sponsor must sign the affidavit of support form.
  • Bank letter signed by the financial institution showing an exact amount in U.S. dollars of available funds, not estimated. 

For detailed information on all required application documents, see the list of required documents.

Health Insurance Fees

International students are required to purchase health insurance coverage from JCB Insurance Solutions each semester in order to register for classes each semester. No other health insurance plans are accepted.

Student may contact us if they have health insurance coverage provided by a U.S. based employer through spouse or parents: