Student Fees

Fees are due at time of registration.

Enrollment Fee: $31 per unit.
Learn more about the financial aid resources offered by Foothill College.

Basic Fees:$50.00-$52.00
This includes:

* VTA Eco Pass Clipper Card is $5 for full-time students who are enrolled in 12 or more units; $4 for part-time students who are enrolled in 6 units up to 11.5 units, and $3 for the students who are enrolled in less than 6 units . Students with an Eco Pass Clipper Card enjoy unlimited rides on all VTA buses and light rail for the duration of each quarter in which enrolled. Learn more about the ASFC VTA Eco Pass program.

Student ID Card Fee
This fee supports many services, activities, and discounts, such as free dental services, recreation room and movie tickets. Learn more about the OwlCard at the Student Activities Office.

Health Services Fee
This mandatory fee provides health services. Students who depend exclusively upon prayer for healing and students in approved apprenticeship training programs may request this fee to be waived by submitting the Health Fee Exemption Form (PDF).
This is a state-mandated fee paid by all students.

Student Representation Fee
This fee provides support for students or student groups to present student viewpoints to government agencies and legislators.

Fee Waivers and Reduction

  • The Student ID Card Fee & the Student Representation Fee are not required and are voluntary. Students who do not wish to pay the optional fees must submit a request by clicking the Optional Fee Waiver Request Form. The optional fee waiver must be submitted during the registration period (on or before the second week of the quarter) and is valid for the applicable term.

  • The $20 Campus Center Use Fee can be waived for students who only enroll into online classes with no on-site meeting and who live outside of the district service area. Go to the Off Campus Center Fee Waiver Form to request the Campus Center Use Fee to be waived. For students who take only online classes with no on-site meeting and who live outside of the district service area, choosing the Off Campus Center Fee Form will also waive the optional fees.

  • The fee waiver credits will be released to the eligible student accounts 24 hours after submitting the fee waiver requests. Students will also receive email notification(s) regarding their fee waiver request status.

  • If you have any fee waiver questions, send an email to or call the Cashiering Team at 650. 949.7331.
Non-Resident Tuition

  • Out-of-state and Foreign citizens ($160 per unit, effective 2017 Summer)
  • International Student Health Insurance $506
  • Out-of-state, Foreign citizens and eligible visa holders will be charged $160 per unit in addition to the basic and required enrollment fees. (EX: A, E, G, I, K, L, H1, H4, Permanent Resident, etc.)
  • Health insurance is required for all foreign students who hold F-1 visas issued by Foothill-De Anza is payable at the time of registration. For more information, see the International Student Program.

Out-of-state students enrolled in 6 units or less at either Foothill, De Anza or combined, will be waived payment for the $160 non-resident tuition fee.

Non-resident students registered for 6.5 units or more for the term will be charged the $160/unit tuition for all units enrolled (including the first 6 units).

NOTE: The fee reduction does not apply to foreign students.

Dual High School Students
Dual High School Students enrolled in 12 units or more (6 in summer) at either Foothill, De Anza, or combined are considered a regular full time student and will be charged all fees.

Calculation & Payment of Fees
Use the Fee Calculator to determine fees. All fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

Attention Students!

  • See important dates to remember for deadlines to enroll, add or drop classes and request refunds for each quarter.
  • Payment for classes is due upon enrollment. Drop for Nonpayment days vary for each quarter.
  • Students with an outstanding balance will not be eligible to register for future Foothill College courses, request transcripts, receive financial aid and scholarships or petition to graduate.
  • Payment may be made by check, money order, cashier's check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card. DO NOT SEND CASH.

All fees are subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for paying fees at the time of registration. It is the student's responsbility to notifiy Admissions and Records and the Cashier's Office of any fee discrepancies.

Warning: Outstanding Accounts

All accounts with an outstanding fee balance at the end of the term will be forwarded to a third-party collection agency. Students are responsible for any fee charged by the collection agency. Collection costs of 30 percent will be charged to the student. Delinquent account information may be reported to national credit reporting agencies by the collection agency.

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