San Jose City College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in San Jose, CA

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How much is the San Jose City tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, San Jose City's tuition & fees is $1,366 for California residents and $9,486 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
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 $27,572 for California residents and $35,692 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

San Jose City Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,366
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,486
Books & Supplies Costs$2,725
Off-campus Room & Board$18,126
Off-campus Expenses$5,355
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,366
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,486

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, San Jose City' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,488.
San Jose City College$1,366$9,486
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between San Jose 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.
San Jose City CollegeSan Jose, CA$1,366$9,486
American River CollegeSacramento, CA$1,288$10,768
Cosumnes River CollegeSacramento, CA$1,288$10,768
De Anza CollegeCupertino, CA$1,562$11,507
Fresno City CollegeFresno, CA$1,330$8,890
College of the SiskiyousWeed, CA$1,444$9,844
Victor Valley CollegeVictorville, CA$1,425$10,125

Financial Aid and COA

At San Jose City College, 3,829 students (52%) 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 $3,867.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at San Jose City is $31,825 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 281 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 $5,531.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$27,572$35,692
Tuition & Fees$1,366$9,486
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$26,206$26,206
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,705$31,825
Average Financial Aid$3,867$3,867
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,82952%$3,867
Pell Grants1,34818%$3,950
Federal Student Loan250%$5,714
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid28181%-
Grants or Scholarships28181%$5,531
Federal Grants25875%$4,470
Pell Grants13439%$4,988
Other Federal Grants25875%$1,879
State/Local Grants21663%$1,700
Institutional Grants6017%$565
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level132132$7,420
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

San Jose City College has a total of 7,561 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,954 male students and 4,372 female students attending San Jose City. The school offers online degree programs and 3,138 students enrolled online exclusively (41.50% of all students).
Undergraduate7,326 2,9544,372

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered96 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population7,561
Graduation Rate34%
Transfer-out Rate9%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate23 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties131 (Full-time), 209 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs267 (Full-time), 210 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$129,520
Average Staff Salary$95,405