Skyline College

Public, Four-years School Located in San Bruno, CA

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How much is the Skyline tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Skyline's tuition & fees is $1,332 for California residents and $11,384 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 $29,435 for California residents and $39,487 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Skyline Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,332
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,384
Books & Supplies Costs$1,971
Off-campus Room & Board$20,858
Off-campus Expenses$5,274
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,212
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,073

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Skyline for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $72,884 at Skyline. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$13,630-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$16,319-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$19,539-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$23,395-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$72,884-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$16,319-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$19,539-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$23,395-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$28,011-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$87,264-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$19,539-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$23,395-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$28,011-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$33,537-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$104,482-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$23,395-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$28,011-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$33,537-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$40,155-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$125,097-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$28,011-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$33,537-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$40,155-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$48,077-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$149,780-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Skyline' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
In-StateOut-of-State
Skyline College$1,332$11,384
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-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 Skyline and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Skyline CollegeSan Bruno, CA$1,332$11,384
Antelope Valley Community College DistrictLancaster, CA$1,124$8,228
Bakersfield CollegeBakersfield, CA$1,430$10,310
Cypress CollegeCypress, CA$1,150$9,399
Feather River Community College DistrictQuincy, CA$1,465$9,925
Foothill CollegeLos Altos Hills, CA$1,565$12,320
MiraCosta CollegeOceanside, CA$1,152$9,120
Modesto Junior CollegeModesto, CA$1,270$8,870
Santa Ana CollegeSanta Ana, CA$1,180$9,460
Rio Hondo CollegeWhittier, CA$1,388$9,884
San Diego Mesa CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At Skyline College, 3,477 students (45%) 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 $3,778.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Skyline is $35,709 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 235 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 $6,408 and the average amount of student loans is $2,729.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$29,435$39,487
Tuition & Fees$1,332$11,384
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$28,103$28,103
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,657$35,709
Average Financial Aid$3,778$3,778
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,47745%$3,778
Pell Grants79310%$4,181
Federal Student Loan210%$4,946
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid23580%-
Grants or Scholarships23580%$6,408
Federal Grants20670%$4,562
Pell Grants8529%$4,912
Other Federal Grants20670%$2,536
State/Local Grants15954%$2,021
Institutional Grants13546%$1,814
Student Loan Aid207%$2,729
Federal Student Loans207%$2,729
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level8484$8,730
0-30,0002626$10,563
30,001-48,0001818$8,723
48,001-75,0003535$7,614
75,001-110,00033$5,921
110,001 or more22$8,708

Student Population

Skyline College has a total of 8,523 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,612 male students and 4,164 female students attending Skyline. The school offers online degree programs and 2,561 students enrolled online exclusively (30.05% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate7,776 3,6124,164

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3300 College Dr, San Bruno, CA
Phone650-738-4100
WEBskylinecollege.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered87 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population8,523
Graduation Rate40%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate27 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties148 (Full-time), 188 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs289 (Full-time), 204 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$105,730
Average Staff Salary$99,252