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Butte College International Student Cost Estimation 

It is important to prepare for the initial expenses during your first month at Butte College. Below you will find an estimate of costs. Find the column with your admission term. We have also included a Mid-year estimate for a non-registration month.

  Fall Admission
August Estimate
Mid-year Estimate Spring Admission
January Estimate
 Tuition & Services  $3200 $0 $3200
 Books & Supplies $300-$500  $0  $300-$500 
(monthly average)
$400-$740 $400-$740  $400-$740
 Housing Deposit
(first month only)
$400-$700   $0 $400-$700 
 Health Insurance
(6 month coverage)
$270   $0  $270
Food   $300-$1000 $300-$1000  $300-$1000 
 Move in Expenses $100-$300   $100-$800 
Total Estimated Cost
(one month)
$4,700-$6,750 $700-$1,740 $4,700 - $6,750

*Once you are a continuing student you will pay your tuition & service fees in November (Spring registration), and April (Fall registration).

Additional tuition information links

Tuition and Service Fee

Campus Tuition 7-days to pay policy

 StanfordUC BerkeleyCSU San FranciscoCSU ChicoButte College
Cost Per Unit     $372 $372 $256*
Total Enrollment & Service Fees $58,000 $36,270 $15,866 $17,638 $6,400
Total Cost Enrollment & Living Expenses $85,500 $68,000 $36,113 $28,600 $18,000


Scholarships are available for new and continuing international students. The Fee Waiver Scholarship is available through the International Office and other scholarships are available through the Butte College Foundation! We encourage you to apply for scholarships through both offices. For more information, contact Rachel Wood via email at or by telephone at (530) 895-2991.

* Fees subject to change

Butte College | 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville CA 95965 | General Information 530.895.2511

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