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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,242 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,104 tuition
$10,600 off campus room & board
$1,500 books
$38 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$17,010 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,872 tuition
$10,600 off campus room & board
$1,500 books
$38 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$385 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
43% get federal aid ($4,509 avg)
75% get state aid ($813 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($385 avg)
2% get loans ($4,863 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $3,398 76%
Federal Grant Aid $4,509 43%
Pell Grants $4,248 43%
Other Federal Grants $625 18%
Institution Grant Aid $385 6%
State Grant Aid $813 75%
Student Loans $4,863 2%
Federal Loans $4,863 2%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 30
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
(714) 564-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $203


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • HIEN from Garden Grove, CA
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    - Yes, you can find your recommendation letters for scholarships. If you want to work in campus, they do have jobs for you. Go find one. They pay good salary and you don't have to travel far. Use your free time between classes.

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  • April-Grace Karimi from Anaheim, CA
  • Oct-09-2013 I am a current student here

    There are tons of opportunities to get book vouchers and school scholarships. Classes are cheaper than Cal State and UC schools. Teachers are also willing to work with students with financial need (some even loan/buy people books)

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