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Tuition and Fees

The enrollment and special fees you pay to attend College of Marin and other community colleges in the State are set by the California State Legislature.

A variety of federal, state, and community programs can help cover school and living expenses. Please access the Financial Aid page.

 

Costs of College
Enrollment fee * $ 46 per unit
Nonresident tuition (US Citizen) $ 205 per unit
Nonresident tuition (Non-US Citizen) $ 208 per unit
International Student Application fee (non-refundable) $ 50
Health fee $ 19
Optional Student Representation Fee $ 1
Optional Student Activities Fee $ 8
Materials fee (payable when applicable at time of registration) varies
Technology fee $ 10

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Fees for Other Services
Audit Fee $ 15 per unit
Credit by Exam $ 46 per unit
Document/Verification Fee $ 6
Parking Permit Fee $ 50 term/$ 25 summer session/$4 daily permit
Returned Check / Declined VISA / Mastercard Fee $ 15
Rush Transcript Fee (24 hour Service) $ 15
Rush Document/Verification Fee $ 15
Service Fee for Processing Refunds and Deferred Fees for Dropped Classes $ 10
Transcript Fee (First 2 Copies Free) $ 6

In addition to the above fees students must purchase their own books and supplies. Interest at the rate of 7% may be charged on all delinquent deferred fees beginning the second week of classes. All fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice except as indicated below.

Baccalaureate Degree Fees
BA/BS degree holders only pay same low per unit enrollment fee as undergraduates.

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Enrollment Fee Payment Policy

Students are entitled to enroll and participate in class(es) throughout the semester, providing that they do not have any outstanding balance on their record. Students must pay all fees in-full by the established deadline date for the current semester. In addition, grades, transcripts, diplomas and certificates will not be released until the student has paid all outstanding debts to the College.

Enrollment Fee Waivers

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors provides a waiver of enrollment fees for qualifying students who are residents of the State of California. Please access the Board of Governors Waiver page of the Financial Aid section for eligibility requirements.

Parking Permits

Now available! Purchase your semester parking permits online.

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Payment Methods

Payments may be made by check, MC/Visa credit or debit card, and cash. Checks should be made payable to: College of Marin (COM).

Payment Plan

To help you meet your educational expenses, College of Marin is pleased to offer Nelnet Business Solutions e-Cashier deferred payment plan. Please access the Payment Plan page of the Admissions section for information.

Refund Policy

Enrollment, Health, Material Fees, Nonresident and Intermational Student Tuition may be refundable for full-term courses and short-term courses. The refund policy also applies to Summer Session intervals. Please see the "Schedule of Important Dates" in the College of Marin Catalog for specific deadlines. A listing of short-term refund deadlines is published in the Schedule of Classes (for summer check the Summer Classes Deadline Dates). Provided that no materials have been used, refund of Materials Fees will be granted through Friday of the second week of classes or, for short-term/summer session classes, before completion of 10% of the class.

The ultimate responsibility for dropping classes in order to receive a refund rests solely upon the student. It is the student's responsibility to 1) check if an instructor has initiated a drop by the established deadline dates and 2) apply for a refund. Please note: Students who drop and add a class will be charged for the add beginning the third week of the term.

A $10 per semester Service Fee and any outstanding balance due the College will be deducted from all refunds. No service fee is charged if the class is canceled by the College.

For closed or canceled classes. Refund Request Forms must be received in the Office of Admissions and Records not later than Friday of the second week of classes. or one week after the course has been canceled. Please allow approximately 8 weeks for refund processing.

Nonresident Tuition Refunds for Fall and Spring are Granted as Followed:

  • 100% refund through the second week.
  • The College cannot give refunds after the second week of instruction.
  • Nonresident tuition refunds for Summer and short-term classes will be pro-rated accordingly.

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Military Fee Exemption

Dependents of deceased/disabled veterans (with an eligibility letter) will only be charged materials fees.

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Student Representation Fee

Money collected for the Student Representation Fee shall be expended to provide support for students or representatives who may be stating their positions and viewpoints before city, county and District government and before offices and agencies of the state and federal government.

Students have the right to refuse to pay the fee for religious political. moral or financial reasons. A Student Representative Fee Waiver Form must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records at the time of registration for each semester in which a student does not wish to pay this fee.

Student Activities Fee

Money collected for the Student Representation Fee shall be expended to provide support for educational and social events for the campus community and to support campus clubs and organizations, student related activities and intercollegiate athletics.

Students have the right to refuse to pay the fee for religious political. moral or financial reasons. A Student Activities Fee Waiver Form must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records at the time of registration for each semester in which a student does not wish to pay this fee.

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Admissions webpage
Technical Contact : Gina Longo, Admin. Assist. Dean/Dir, 415-485-9417
Content Responsible: Diane Traversi, Dean of Enrollment Services, 415-485-9414