Fees and Tuition

TUITION AND ENROLLMENT FEES

Students enrolling at Mendocino College are assigned fees according to their residency status and enrollment type.  Residency is determined at the time a student applies for admission.  Enrollment, College, and Other fees are subject to change during the academic year.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENT FEES

Enrollment Fee:                                                 $46.00 per unit

NON-CALIFORNIA RESIDENT FEES

Enrollment Fee:                                                 $46.00 per unit

Non-Resident/International Tuition                  $265.00 per unit ($280.00 per unit effective Fall 2020)*

Total:                                                                 $311.00 per unit

COLLEGE FEES

ASMC Fee                                                       $4.00 per semester/$7.00 per year - Optional Fee

Health Fall/Spring                                            $10.00**

Student Representation Fee                              $2.00 

Student Center Fee Fall/Spring                        $1.00 per unit ($5.00 maximum per term)

OTHER FEES

Audit Fee                                                          $15.00 per unit 

Credit by Exam                                                $46.00 per unit

Material Fees                                                    Varies by Class

Official Transcripts (Regular)                          $3.00 per copy - First 2 Copies Free

Official Transcripts (Rush)                               $6.00 per copy

Duplicate Diploma                                           $25.00 per award

9-12 ENROLLMENT FEE

Per Administrative Procedure AP 5030.1, concurrently enrolled 9-12th grade students (dual enrollment), enrolled in 11.0 units or less, are exempt from paying the enrollment fee.  All other fees apply as outlined above and in the Class Schedule.  Please review the current Class Schedule for other potential enrollment waivers.

REFUNDS

Tuition and Enrollment Fees are refunded for full-semester length classes dropped by the Friday of the end of the second week of the Fall or Spring Semester. Refund deadlines for summer classes vary by class length. College Fees are not refunded after the semester begins.

Please review the current Board Policy or the printed class schedule for current refund policies.

NON-PAYMENT OF FEES

All fees are due upon registration.  Fees may be paid online through MyMendo or with a registration staff person at the Ukiah Campus, Lake Center, North County Center, or Coast Center.  

Students will be blocked from enrolling in future terms until all fees from previous terms have been paid in full.

ENROLLMENT FEE ASSISTANCE

Students may use their financial aid awards to help pay for the costs of attending Mendocino College and students are strongly encouraged to apply for Financial Aid

Eligibility criteria vary depending on the type of award.

Please review the Financial Aid website for information about assistance with fees and tuition.

*Education Code section 68075.6 grants an immediate nonresident tuition fee exemption to eligible Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and refugee students who settled in California upon entering the United States.  This exemption is granted for one year from the date of the student settled in California upon entering the United States.

This exemption applies to the following:

  • Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were employed by or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq (Pub.L.No. 110-181, Section 1244)
  • Afghan and Iraqi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly with the United States Armed Forces (Pub.L.No. 109-163, Section 1059)
  • Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan (Pub.L.No. 111-8, Section 602)
  • Refugee students admitted to the United States under Section 1157 of Title 8 of the United States Code

**A student may request a waiver of the Health Fee if that student depends exclusively upon prayer for healing in accordance with the teachings of a bona fide religious sect, denomination, or organization.  Please contact the Office of Admissions and Records for more information.