Cost Comparisons 2017-2018

(textbook and room & board costs not included)

To take just the Astronomy course (3 units) at Bakersfield College in 2017/18, 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 $2369 in fees. This is the undergraduate student rate for those taking less than 6.1 units. (As of August 16, 2017 —rates may change at any time after their terms begin.)

To take just an astronomy class at UC Merced, residents pay $3758 in fees. This is the part-time student rate. (As of August 16, 2017 —rates may change at any time after their terms begin.)

CA Higher Education Astronomy Costs

BC

CSUB

UC Merced

155

2369

3758

Other State Community Colleges

To take just an astronomy class at Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ), residents pay $82/unit x 4 units = $328 (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 ($95/unit + $6.5 technology fee/unit + $8 student union fee/unit) x 3 units = $328.50 (add $10 if taken online and multiply by 1.5X 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 ($95/unit + $6.5 technology fee/unit + $1 student association fee/unit) x 3 units = $307.50 (and multiply by 1.5X 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 ($104/unit + $5 technology fee/unit) x 4 units + $60 college services fee = $496 (add $40 if taken online)

To take just an astronomy class at Klamath Community College (Klamath Falls, OR), residents pay ($96.50/unit + $8 technology fee/unit + $8.40 facility fee/unit + $2.50 student gov't fee/unit) x 4 units + $5 student ID fee = $466.60 (add $66 if taken online and add $58 if course was 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

328

382

328.50*

307.50*

496

466.60

last update: August 16, 2017


Contact: Nick Strobel