Costs & Payment

Costs for 2013-2014

  Quarter (3 months) Academic Year (9 months)
Tuition $3,300 $9,900
Estimated Expenses
  Quarter (3 months) Academic Year (9 months)
Living Expenses $2,523 $7,569
Fees* $  177 $   531
Books $  300 $   900
  $6,300 $ 18,900

Total Cost for One Academic Year:             U.S. $18,900

  • Prices effective fall 2013 through summer 2014
  • *Fees include $60 Technology, $63 Facilities, and $54 Special Services/Student Center
  • Tuition & fees based on 12 - 18 credits & varies according to classes and credits taken
  • International College Experience fee (one time fee, new academic-level students) = $100
  • Foundation for Success fee (one time fee, new students 16-17 years of age) = $100
  • Intensive English Program tuition = $3,477
  • Health insurance is required and is available through GRCC for $201 per quarter
  • Prices subject to change

Paying Your Tuition

  • Tuition and fees are due after you register.
  • You may pay by credit card, cashier's check, money order, wire transfer, personal check (from a U.S. bank) or traveler's check. To pay by credit card, use the Credit Card Payment Authorization form.
  • If you cannot pay by the start of each quarter, it is important that you talk to an advisor before you register. A late fee is applied if tuition is not paid in a timely manner.

Housing Costs

Health Insurance

You are required to have health insurance. You can buy it from the college for $201 per quarter or you can bring proof of your own health insurance from your home country. Proof of personal health insurance must be presented by the first day of the quarter, in English, and must show the following:

  • Medical coverage per accident or sickness of at least $500,000
  • Deductible per accident or sickness of no more than $100
  • Repatriation coverage of at least $100,000


Green River Community College offers many International Student Scholarships to both new and current students. Scholarships are awarded as partial tuition waivers and on-campus work grants. Scholarship awards range from $250 to more than $500 and are dependent on the type and duration of the award.

New and prospective international students are those who have applied for admission but have not yet attended classes full time at Green River Community College. Download the following for more information:

Current and returning international students have attended classes full time at Green River Community College. Download the following for more information:

Refund Policy

The $50 application fee is non-refundable. The $300 housing placement fee is refundable upon request if student cancels application 2 weeks prior to Housing/Move-in-Day or does not use the I-20 to enter the U.S. To request a refund, please complete the Refund Request Form.

Applicants from Sweden

Please note that students from Sweden have received financial aid from Centrala Studiestödsnämnden (CSN) to attend Green River Community College.