Follow these steps if you are planning to get or have an F-1 visa to attend DVC.
Tuition and enrollment fees will be collected in full at the time of registration.
The estimated costs for the 2017-2018 academic year are as follows:
|$ 7,223||Tuition and fees based on 12 units, minimum required for F1 visa students|
|$ 7,875||Food and housing (based on home stay)|
|$ 1,854||Books and other educational expenses|
|$ 3,006||Miscellaneous and Personal|
|$ 1,200||Mandatory medical insurance (fall and spring/summer)|
|$22,392||Total estimated cost for academic year|
Tuition is subject to change. The bank statement must show total cost for academic year amount or more.
There is an additional cost for mandatory health insurance. The mandatory insurance fee is part of your registration cost, and it is due during the first 15 days after classes begin. The health insurance coverage begins August 10 for the fall semester and January 10 for the spring term. Continuing students who pay on time for the insurance will have continuous coverage. More information about this health insurance is sent when admission to the college is complete. Please click here for detailed information on insurance fees and coverage.
Although DVC does not require proof of immunizations, it is strongly recommended that all students planning on coming to the US to study receive all necessary vaccinations and are free of tuberculosis. Students should assure that they are healthy when they come to study in the United States.
The DVC International Students Admission office (ISAS) will assist you in finding housing on a non-guaranteed basis. These accommodations include apartments and rooms for rent. However, you are required to make your own connections and financial arrangements for non-guaranteed housing.
The college does not have dormitory facilities. Guaranteed homestays are available
for a fee. Please visit Diablo Valley Homestay for information on the guaranteed housing option.
Please click here for detailed information on housing options.