Berkeley City College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Berkeley, CA

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How much is the Berkeley City tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Berkeley City's tuition & fees is $1,148 for California residents and $8,684 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $31,921 for California residents and $39,457 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Berkeley City Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,148
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,684
Books & Supplies Costs$1,971
Off-campus Room & Board$22,066
Off-campus Expenses$6,736
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,129
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,800

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Berkeley City' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Berkeley City College$1,148$8,684
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Berkeley City and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Berkeley City CollegeBerkeley, CA$1,148$8,684
College of AlamedaAlameda, CA$1,148$8,684
Canada CollegeRedwood City, CA$1,332$9,508
Cerro Coso Community CollegeRidgecrest, CA$1,384$10,264
Coastline Community CollegeFountain Valley, CA$1,180$9,964
Reedley CollegeReedley, CA$1,334$9,454
Los Angeles Southwest CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles City CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles Mission CollegeSylmar, CA$1,238$10,130
Mendocino CollegeUkiah, CA$1,423$8,893
San Diego City CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At Berkeley City College, 3,642 students (66%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,031.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Berkeley City is $37,426 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 127 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $3,940 and the average amount of student loans is $5,444.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$31,921$39,457
Tuition & Fees$1,148$8,684
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$30,773$30,773
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,890$37,426
Average Financial Aid$2,031$2,031
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,64266%$2,031
Pell Grants64412%$4,163
Federal Student Loan391%$6,921
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid12770%-
Grants or Scholarships12770%$3,940
Federal Grants12167%$2,902
Pell Grants4123%$5,328
Other Federal Grants12167%$1,097
State/Local Grants8648%$1,735
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid11%$5,444
Federal Student Loans11%$5,444
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level3838$8,220
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Berkeley City College has a total of 6,122 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,332 male students and 3,202 female students attending Berkeley City. The school offers online degree programs and 3,417 students enrolled online exclusively (55.82% of all students).
Undergraduate5,534 2,3323,202

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2050 Center Sreet, Berkeley, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered69 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population6,122
Graduation Rate41%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate57% (Full-time), 38% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate28 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties55 (Full-time), 147 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs119 (Full-time), 152 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,739
Average Staff Salary$83,034