Cost Comparisons 2018-2019

(textbook and room & board costs not included)

To take just the Astronomy course (3 units) at Bakersfield College in 2018/19, residents have to pay: $46/unit x 3 units + $3 Student Center fee + $13 Student Health fee + $1 Student Gov't fee = $155.

To take just an astronomy class at CSUB, residents pay $2446 in fees. This is the undergraduate student rate for those taking less than 6.1 units. (As of August 4, 2018 —rates may change at any time after their terms begin.)

To take just an astronomy class at UC Merced, residents pay $3909 in fees. This is the part-time student rate. (As of August 4, 2018 —rates may change at any time after their terms begin.)

CA Higher Education Astronomy Costs

BC

CSUB

UC Merced

155

2446

3909

Other State Community Colleges

To take just an astronomy class at Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ), residents pay $84/unit x 4 units = $336 (add $25 if taken online).

To take just an astronomy class at Mohave Community College (Kingman, AZ), residents pay ($81/unit + $6/unit technology fee + $1/unit student activity fee) x 4 units + $30 course fee = $382.

To take just an astronomy class at College of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV), residents pay ($98.75/unit + $6.5 technology fee/unit + $8 student union fee/unit + $2 athletics & recreation fee/unit) x 3 units = $345.75 (add $10 if taken online and add $49.38/unit if you have more than 150% of the units required for your degree or certificate).

To take just an astronomy class at Truckee Meadows Community College (Reno, NV), residents pay ($98.75/unit + $6.5 technology fee/unit + $1 student association fee/unit + $5 health & sports fee/unit) x 3 units = $333.75 (and add $49.38/unit if you have more than 150% of the units required for your degree or certificate).

To take just an astronomy class at Rogue Community College (Medford, OR), residents pay ($107/unit + $7 technology fee/unit) x 4 units + $60 college services fee = $516 (add $40 if taken online)

To take just an astronomy class (lecture only without the lab co-req) at Klamath Community College (Klamath Falls, OR), residents pay ($103/unit + $8 technology fee/unit + $8.40 facility fee/unit + $2.50 student gov't fee/unit) x 3 units + $5 student ID fee = $370.70 [add $86 if taken online and add $43.50 if the course is taken in Lake County]

Community College Astronomy Cost Comparisons

Bakersfield

Yuma, AZ

Kingman, AZ

Las Vegas, NV

Reno, NV

Medford, OR

Klamath Falls, OR

155

336*

382

345.75*

333.75*

516*

370.70*


*see details above for additional costs for online courses, excess unit charges, and satellite campus classes.

last update: August 4, 2018


Contact: Nick Strobel