Tuition, Estimated Cost of Living and Employment
The following estimates for school and living expenses are based on figures for the 2008-2009 academic year. The Academic Year begins with the fall, 2008 semester and ends with the summer semester. F-1 visa students should keep in mind that these are estimates and may not reflect actual personal living expenses.
Academic Expenses per Year
Tuition and fees (based on two semesters of enrollment): $US6.000.00
Books and supplies: $US950.00
Total School Expenses: $US6.950.00
Living Expenses per Year
Housing (apartment rent/food): $US6.100.00
Health Insurance: $US650.00
Transportation (Lorain County Transit System bus pass): $US460
Personal miscellaneous expenses (clothing, entertainment, etc.): $US590
Total Living Expenses: $US7.800.00
Total Estimated Cost per Academic Year: $US14.750.00
Employment & Financial Aid
F-1 Visa Students are limited to on-campus employment opportunities; they may not work off-campus. Students must make their own applications for employment and may earn $US2-3.000.00 annually, depending on the rate of pay and the number of hours worked.
After the first year, students are eligible for Curricular Practical Training, a work-experience program tied to the student’s major area of study. LCCC’s Career Services Office assists students with off-campus part-time employment opportunities for a maximum of 20 hours per week.
Lorain County Community College does not provide scholarships or financial assistance for international students.