All international students are required to pay tuition and fees at the time of registration. First quarter students must make arrangement to pay not later than the first day of classes. The Intensive English Program tuition includes 200 hours of instruction. College level tuition is based on number of credits taken per term. The typical course load for college level students is 15 credits. All international students are required to register for a full-time load every quarter in order to maintain F-1 status.

Tuition/Quarter 2017-2018 Academic Year (9 months)

Tuition cost: 1-10 credits $278.84/credit, 11-18 credits $58.00/credit.

ANNUAL (9 months)

ITEM COLLEGE (15 CR) IEP AMT (3 QTR) AUT BAS (15 CR)
Tuition & fees* $9,909.30 $9,178.50 $10,713.98  $10,944.30 $18,836.55
Living Expenses** $8,550.00 $8,550.00 $8,550.00 $8,550.00 $8,550.00
Medical Insurance $1,149.66 $1,149.66 $1,149.66 $1,149.66 $1,149.66
Textbooks*** $900.00 $495.00 $165.00 $900.00 $900.00
Bus pass $375.00 $420.00 $375.00 $375.00 $375.00
Total $20,883.96 $19,793.16 $20,953.64 $21,918.96 $29,811.21

QUARTERLY (3 MONTHS)

ITEM COLLEGE IEP AMT (17 Credits) AUT (16 CR)
Tuition & fees* $3,303.10 $3,059.50 $3,571.33 $3,648.10
Living Expenses** $2,850.00 $2,850.00 $2,850.00 $2,850.00
Medical Insurance $383.22 $383.22 $383.22 $383.22
Textbooks*** $300.00 $165.00 $55.00 $300.00
Bus pass $125.00 $140.00 $125.00 $125.00
Total $6,961.32 $6,597.72 $6,984.55 $7,306.32

*Fees include:

  • IEP: $54.50 Lab Fee, $35 International Student Fee
  • College & BAS: $90 Campus Enhancement Fee, $45 Universal Technology Fee, $15 Transportation Management Fee, $35 Internatinal Student Fee
  • AMT: $150 AMT Materials Fee, $90 Campus Enhancement Fee, $45 Universal Technology Fee, $15 Transportation Management Fee, $35 Internatinal Student Fee
  • AUT: $95 Automotive Fee per Course, $60 Transportation Program Uniform, $90 Campus Enhancement Fee, $45 Universal Technology Fee, $15 Transportation Management Fee, $35 Internatinal Student Fee

** Estimates of living expenses: Monthly homestay ($750), Personal Expenses ($200) and bus pass ($44.17).

***Estimates only, Textbook costs vary depending on program and courses taken.

This is an estimated figure only and subject to change according to Washington State Legislature at any time and without notice.

South Seattle College: The Center for International Education

6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106 | Phone: +1-206-934-5360 | Fax: +1-206-934-5836 | cie@seattlecolleges.edu | Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm