Costs for international students

Estimated International Student Expenses in U.S. Dollars for one academic year (nine months):

  • Tuition: $7,899
  • Fees: $952
  • Housing and Food: $11,090
  • International Health Insurance: $2,568
  • Estimated Book Expenses: $500
  • Total: $23,009

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  • Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice by decision of the MVCC Board of Trustees.
  • Bills are charged per semester and an installment payment plan is available.
  • The Housing and Food cost is based off of the Residence Life dormitory Double Room and the Gold Meal Plan and includes the discount of the I20 Residential Scholarship.
  • Expenses for living off-campus may vary based on lifestyle choices and spending habits of the individual student.
  • There is no on-campus family housing at MVCC. Students accompanied by a spouse and/or children must show additional funding.
  • Summer on-campus housing and summer insurance is not included in this estimate but may be available on a limited basis for a fee. There is no campus meal plan offered in the summer.
  • International students living in the Residence Halls may stay during Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break and arrival early for the Spring semester at no charge. 
  • Students can request a Room and Board sponsor form if someone will be sponsoring all costs associated with housing and meals during the duration of their studies.