Estimate your total costs

The cost of attendance (or budget) is the estimated total amount it may cost to attend college. It will vary depending on your living situation (whether you live with your parents or off campus) and residency status (California resident or non-resident). Residency status is determined by Admissions and Records.

Student Financial Services is designed to assist qualified students in obtaining grants, scholarships, and federal work-study funds for educational expenses. Be prepared by applying for financial assistance early, submitting all required documentation, staying enrolled in classes and meeting our Satisfactory Academic Progress Standard.

Tuition and Fee Breakdown Admissions & Records Financial Aid

Student Budgets for 2023-24

Total RCCD Cost of Attendance

Residency and Living Situation Total Estimated Cost
Living at home $18,208.00
Living away from home $37,834.00
Non-resident living at home $29,398.00
Non-resident living away from home $49,024.00

9 Month Estimated Student Expenses

Budget Allowance Living at Home Living Away
Books and Supplies $1,440.00 $1,440.00
Food and Housing $10,126.00 $28,782.00
Transportation $1,612.00 $1,764.00
Personal Expenses $3,610.00 $4,428.00
Enrollment Fees $1,380.00 $1,380.00
Health Fees $40.00 $40.00
Total $18,208.00 $37,834.00

Non California Resident fee
($373 per unit x 30 units)

Add $11,190.00 to the applicable budget

Fees that are excluded from this budget are parking at $100 or more, Student Service fee, citizen fee of $16 per unit and audit fees at $15 per unit.

Disbursement dates, cost of attendance, budget and all fees are subject to change without notice.




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