Fees & Payment Instructions

The estimated costs for the 2024-2025 academic year as an international student at DVC are as follows:

$10,296 Tuition and fees based on 12 units/semester 
(estimate based on 24 units ($429/unit), for the academic year)
$10,800 Food and housing (based on home stay)
$1,854 Books and other educational expenses
$1,238 Transportation
$3,030 Miscellaneous and Personal
$1691.04* Mandatory medical insurance (*Based on 2023-2024 rates. 2024-2025 rates are TBA)
$28,909 Total estimated cost for academic year

Tuition is subject to change. The bank statement must show total cost for academic year amount or more. Actual costs of attendance will vary by student based on total amount of units enrolled each semester. 

DVC tuition and the mandatory health insurance premium for international students, can be paid:


Please come to the DVC Cashier's Office located in the Student Services building near Admissions and Records. Bring your student ID card for verification.

The Cashier's Office accepts:

  • Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit cards only.
  • Check, money order, or cashier's check, drawn on a U.S. bank payable to Diablo Valley College.

The Cashier's Office accepts payment in U.S. dollars only. 

Online Payments may by made online in the InSite portal.
Wire Transfer