Student Fees

Fees are due at time of registration.

Enrollment Fee: $31 per unit.
Learn more about the financial aid resources offered by Foothill College.

Basic Fees:$50.00-$52.00 (Effective Winter 2014)
This includes:

* VTA Clipper Card is $5 for full-time students who are enrolled in 12 or more units; $4 for part-time students who are enrolled in 6 units up to 11.5 units, and $3 for the students who are enrolled in less than 6 units . Students with a Clipper Card enjoy unlimited rides on all VTA buses and light rail for the duration of each quarter with a valid term sticker.

Student ID Card Fee
This fee supports many services, activities, and discounts, such as free dental services, recreation room and movie tickets. Learn more about the OwlCard at the Student Activities Office.

Health Services Fee
This mandatory fee provides health services. Students who depend exclusively upon prayer for healing and students in approved apprenticeship training programs may request this fee to be waived by submitting the Health Fee Exemption Form (PDF).
This is a state-mandated fee paid by all students.

Student Representation Fee
This fee provides support for students or student groups to present student viewpoints to government agencies and legislators.

Fee Waivers and Reduction
The Student ID Card Fee & the Student Representation Fee are not required and are voluntary. Students who do not wish to pay the optional fees must submit a request by email to The waiver must be submitted during the registration period and is valid for the applicable term. The Campus Center Use Fee can be reduced to $10 for students with all classes meeting off-campus and who live outside of the district service area. Send an email to or call the Cashier's Office at (650) 949-7331 (after the first two weeks of school) to request the Campus Center Use Fee to be waived and/or reduced.

Please Note: If you have already paid your fees and want the Student Body Fee removed, you must first contact the Smart Shop, Room 2016 (650) 949-7551.

Non-Resident Tuition
  • Out-of-state and Foreign citizens ($149 per unit)
  • International Student Health Insurance $484
  • Out-of-state, Foreign citizens and eligible visa holders will be charged $149 per unit in addition to the basic and required enrollment fees. (EX: A, E, G, I, K, L, H1, H4, Permanent Resident, etc.)
  • Health insurance is required of all foreign students who hold F-1 visas issued by Foothill-De Anza is payable at the time of registration. For more information, see the International Student Program.

New! Effective Spring 2015, out-of-state students enrolled in 6 units or less at either Foothill, De Anza or combined, will be waived payment for the $149 non-resident tuition fee.

Non-resident students registered for 6.5 units or more for the term will be charged the $149/unit tuition for all units enrolled (including the first 6 units).

NOTE: The fee reduction does not apply to foreign students.

Calculation & Payment of Fees
Use the Fee Calculator to determine fees. All fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

Attention Students!

  • See important dates to remember for deadlines to enroll, add or drop classes and request refunds for each quarter.
  • Payment for classes is due upon enrollment. Drop for Nonpayment days vary for each quarter.
  • Students with an outstanding balance will not be eligible to register for future Foothill College courses, request transcripts, receive financial aid and scholarships or petition to graduate.
  • Payment may be made by check, money order, cashier's check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card. DO NOT SEND CASH.

All fees are subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for paying fees at the time of registration. It is the student's responsbility to notifiy Admissions and Records and the Cashier's Office of any fee discrepancies.

Warning: Outstanding Accounts

All accounts with an outstanding fee balance at the end of the term will be forwarded to a third-party collection agency. Students are responsible for any fee charged by the collection agency. Collection costs of 30 percent will be charged to the student. Delinquent account information may be reported to national credit reporting agencies by the collection agency.

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