California Residents

Enrollment Fee:

The enrollment fee is a state mandated fee.

$46 per unit

Health Fee:

Students enrolled in on-campus and/or online classes are required to pay the health fee.  Students enrolled in SC and IVC classes must pay health fees at both campuses. 

Emeritus Institute students are exempt from this fee when the class is scheduled online or off-campus. 

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall 2022 - $23
Spring 2023 - $23
Summer 2023 - $19

Instructional Material Fee:

Certain courses require a fee for materials provided during the course of the semester.

Amount specific to course (may vary)

To determine if an instructional material fee is required and the amount, refer to the courses in the Schedule of Classes.

Nonresidents of California

In addition to the fees paid by California residents (enrollment, health, and any applicable material fees as shown above), nonresidents also pay:

Capital Outlay Fee:

California nonresidents are required to pay the capital outlay fee.

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall 2022 - $42 per unit
Spring 2023 - $42 per unit
Summer 2023 - $42 per unit

Nonresident Tuition:

Students who are U.S. citizens but not California residents, and students who are not U.S. citizens, will be charged the nonresident tuition fee.

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall 2022 - 319 per unit
Spring 2023 - $319 per unit
Summer 2023 - $319 per unit

Other Fees

Application Fee:

International Students (Students with an F1 visa) are required to pay the application fee. 

$54 (non-refundable)

Associated Student Body (ASB) Card:

ASB cardholders are eligible for various discounts (e.g., amusement parks, movie tickets, cafeteria purchases).

$10 per semester (optional)

Parking Permit Fee:

Parking permits are required only if parking a car or motorcycle on campus.

$5 daily

$40 semester ($25 summer)

$80 annual (purchased in fall only)

$20 semester motorcycle ($10 summer)

$40 annual motorcycle (purchased in fall only)

Return Check Fee:

Student accounts are assessed a processing fee if a check is returned to the college for non-payment regardless of the reason.

$20 processing fee

Student Representation Fee:

An optional fee collected at the time of registration for each enrolled student and established by CA Education Code: 76060.5

$2 per semester (optional)

  • $1 will go to the Associated Student Government (ASG) to fund advocacy efforts for student leaders and student representatives to state their positions and viewpoints on behalf of Saddleback College students before city, county, district, state, and federal government, as well as other public agencies.


  • $1 will be expended to establish and support the operations of a statewide community college student organization, recognized by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, with effective student representation and participation in state-level community college shared governance and with governmental affairs representatives to advocate before the Legislature and other state and local governmental entities.