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Estimated Annual Costs for International Students

 

Current Estimated Annual Costs

The following is a statement of estimated expenses for non-resident students who enroll at Montgomery College for a period of one academic year (two regular academic semesters plus living expenses for vacation periods).

Students requesting F-1 or M-1 immigration status are required to show personal funds or sponsorship adequate to permit full-time study without working off-campus. The estimate includes living costs based on a twelve month year.  Sponsors must show ability to pay for all expenses listed, even if student may not need some of these estimated expenses paid for at this time.

The following is the approximate costs determined by the College to be typical expenses for 12 months (including minimum full-time enrollment for one academic year; Fall and Spring Semesters):

Tuition and fees $    9,600 (26-27 credits)*
Books and supplies $    1,200
Living Expenses** $   15,200
TOTAL:
$   26,000

*This calculation is the cost of the average number of credits students undertake.  12 billing hours per semester are the minimum required to maintain student status. Montgomery College academic programs require 60 to 69 credits to complete the degree.  Non-native English and pre-college level courses may not be applied toward the degree.


**This estimate includes the following: Room and Board (lodging, food, and utilities provided in the sponsor’s home or paid to or for the student, worth approximately $10,000 - the College does NOT have dormitories or a board/meal plan), Medical Insurance (major medical coverage for international students averages $800 per year - students must find appropriate medical insurance for themselves, we have information at Health Care and Required Medical Insurance on our webpage), Transportation (the average of taking public transportation and using a purchased automobile - about $2,500), and Personal Expenses (spending money and essentials of about $35 per week).  Living expenses are based on estimates compiled by the Montgomery College Financial Aid Office for students living in Montgomery County.

Note: Students accompanied by dependent family members must provide an additional $5,000 for their spouse and $3,000 for each child.


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