The fees and amounts below are effective as of Summer 2024 except updates to International Student Health Insurance Rate and Non-Resident Tuition & Capital Outlay Fee, which are effective Fall 2024.

Fee Type Amount Required of
Enrollment (Fees are subject to change)

$46 per unit

All Students, except high school students enrolling for less than 11.5 units through the Concurrent Enrollment or Middle College High School Program and College Consortium Programs. These fees are waived for recipients of the California College Promise Grant.
Enrollment - Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care $130 per unit All Students that are new graduates and have completed the CoARC accredited Respiratory Care program equivalent to an A.S. in Respiratory Care and are California licensure eligible or Respiratory Care Practitioners who have completed a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care program equivalent to an A.S. in Respiratory Care and are California licensure eligible and accepted into the Bachelor of Science Respiratory Care program at Skyline College will pay $130 per unit for upper division coursework. Students eligible for the California College Promise Grant (FAFSA or Dream Act Application) will only waive $46 per unit and total cost to the student is $84 per unit. 
Audit $15 per unit

The College allows auditing of courses with the exception of courses in programs that require special preparation and/or program admission on a limited basis.  Students requesting to Audit a course and receive the California College Promise Grant (CCPG) are responsible to pay for fees and the CCPG will not be applied to the student account.

Nonresident Tuition

$367 per unit

(plus $46 per unit Enrollment Fee)

Nonresidents of California who are residents of other states.

EXEMPTIONS: Education Code section 68075.6 grants an immediate nonresident tuition fee exemption to eligible Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and refugee students who settled in California upon entering the United States. This exemption is granted for one year from the date the student settled in California upon entering the United States.
This exemption applies to the following:

  • Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were employed by or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq (Pub.L. No. 110-181, S 1244)
  • Afghan and Iraqi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly with the United States Armed Forces (Pub.L. No. 109-163, S 1059)
  • Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan (Pub.L. No. 111-8, S 602)
  • Refugee students admitted to the United States under section 1157 of Title 8 of the United States Code
Nonresident Capital Outlay Fee

$0 per unit

Nonresidents of California who are residents of other states.
International Student Application Fee

$50 (Fall and Spring only)

International Students.
International Student Tuition

$367 per unit

(plus $46 per unit Enrollment Fee)

International Students.
International Capital Outlay Fee

$0 per unit 

International Students.
International Student (F‑1 Visa)
Health Insurance 

Fall: $1,075
Spring/Summer: $1,505
Full Year: $2,580

All F‑1 Visa International Students.
Health Services $0 Fall 2024

Health Services fees have been suspended for the Fall 2024.

Please see visit the health and wellness website for more information on health services. Students who depend exclusively upon prayer for healing in accordance with the teachings of a bona fide religious sect, denomination, or organization may be exempted from paying the health services fee. Please go to the Skyline College Forms page to find the Extenuating Circumstance(s) Form and return the completed form to Admissions and Records.

Student Representation $2 All Students, except those enrolled in the Concurrent Enrollment Program or Middle College High School Program. 
Established by student election to support student advocacy to local, state and federal offices and agencies. A student has the right to reverse the $2 Student Representation Fee by completing Student Representation Fee Waiver   and submitting it to the Cashier's office.
Student Union $1 per unit
$5 max per semester
(Fall and Spring only)
All Students, except those enrolled in the Concurrent Enrollment Program or Middle College High School Program. Funds will be used to support the financing, construction and operation of the Student Union. This fee may not be reversed.
Student Body $15 Fall
$15 Spring
(Fall and Spring only)
All Students, except those enrolled in the Concurrent Enrollment Program or Middle College High School Program. This fee is automatically assessed as part of your total fees. The student body fee offers a photo ID card and discounts as well as support for many activities and programs. If you choose to reverse this fee, please visit the Center for Student Life & Leadership Development in Bldg. 6, Room 6212, (650) 738-4275. Student ID cards are not available during the Summer Session.
Parking

$0

Student parking fees have been suspended for the 2024-2025 academic year. Student parking fees will not be charged for: Summer 2024, Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. Campus parking regulations, however, will continue to be enforced. Violators will be cited. See the parking website for more information.

Official Transcript

(All SMCCD records will appear on one transcript)

$5 Official Transcript

Students may request a transcript of their academic record from Cañada College, College of San Mateo and/or Skyline College on the Transcript Request Website

(The first two transcripts requested are free of charge.)

Returned Check $20 

Students whose personal checks are returned by the bank. (Only cash, credit card, Cashier's Check or money order will be honored to clear a returned check). Bookstore fee for a returned check may differ.

Duplicate Diploma $20 Please go to the Forms Website to process this request.
Online Instructional Materials Access Fee  varies by course License fee to access course digital material.  This Inclusive Access Program comes at a discount compared to printed materials, and also includes Interactive Learning Platforms. Digital course material access will be billed to the student during the first week of the semester (listed as Inclusive Access and is refundable). The discounted printed book is available for most books at the bookstore.  Students have the option to pay a lower price for a shorter access period, or to obtain their own access.

 

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Estimated cost of attendance (COA) is the average cost to attend Skyline College. Many students ultimately pay less than this estimate due to personal lifestyle or financial aid eligibility. COA includes tuition and fees as well as indirect expenses like housing, food, supplies, and transportation.

2022-23 Cost of Attendance Budgets at Skyline College

  At Home w/ Parent At Home (Out of State w/ Parent) At Home w/ Parent (BA Program) At Home Out of State w/ Parent (BA Program)
Books $1,971 $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Room & Board $12,810 $12,810 $12,810 $12,810
Transportation $1,134 $1,134 $1,134 $1,134
Personal Expense $3,564 $3,564 $3,564 $3,564
Enrollment/Health Fees $1,332 $1,332 + $8,176 Non‑Res Tuition $3,684 $3,684 + $8,176 Non‑Res Tuition
Total $20,811 $28,987 $23,163 $31,339
  Away from Home (self-supporting) Away from Home (Out of State self-supporting) Away from Home self-supporting (BA Program) Away from Home Out of State self-supporting (BA Program)
Books $1,971 $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Room & Board $20,858 $20,858 $20,858 $20,858
Transportation $1,278 $1,278 $1,278 $1,278
Personal Expense $3,996 $3,996 $3,996 $3,996
Enrollment/Health Fees $1,332 $1,332 + $8,176 Non‑Res Tuition $3,684 $3,684 + $8,176 Non‑Res Tuition
Total $29,435 $37,611 $31,787 $39,963

2023-24 Cost of Attendance Budgets at Skyline College

  At Home w/ Parent At Home (Out of State w/ Parent) At Home w/ Parent (BA Program) At Home Out of State w/ Parent (BA Program)
Books/Supplies/Equipment $1,971 $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Housing $11,625 $11,625 $11,625 $11,625
Food Allowance $7,590 $7,590 $7,590 $7,590
Transportation $1,701 $1,701 $1,701 $1,701
Misc. Personal Expense $3,564 $3,564 $3,564 $3,564
Enrollment/Health Fees $1,332 $1,332 + $10,052 Non‑Res Tuition $3,684 $3,684 + $10,052 Non‑Res Tuition
Fed/Loan/Course/Misc Fees        
Total $27,783 $37,835 $30,135 $40,187
  Away from Home (self-supporting) Away from Home (Out of State self-supporting) Away from Home self-supporting (BA Program) Away from Home Out of State self-supporting (BA Program)
Books/Supplies/Equipment $1,971 $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Housing $21,410 $21,410 $21,410 $21,410
Food Allowance $9,878 $9,878 $9,878 $9,878
Transportation $1,917 $1,917 $1,917 $1,917
Misc. Personal Expense $3,996 $3,996 $3,996 $3,996
Enrollment/Health Fees $1,332 $1,332 + $10,052 Non‑Res Tuition $3,684 $3,684 + $10,052 Non‑Res Tuition
Fed/Loan/Course/Misc Fees        
Total $40,504 $50,556 $42,856 $52,908