Financial Aid Office at Miami Dade
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Tuition & Fees

NON-FLORIDA RESIDENT AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXPENSE INFORMATION

The following information is provided concerning matriculation fees, tuition and an estimate of living expenses for full-time International Student applicants. International students must have sufficient finances to cover all living and educational expenses incurred while at Miami Dade College as verified by a certified bank letter of financial resources. Funds must also be available on a continuous basis to assure adequate financing during the student's entire educational stay in the United States.

The College does not provide student housing, and students should arrive in Miami at least one month prior to the first day of classes to allow time for testing, registration and to locate suitable housing in the Miami area. Students should be prepared to pay three months' rent in advance at the time housing is located in Miami. Health insurance is required for all International students, and the estimated cost for this is $1,500 annually (Health insurance cost is not included in the following information).

Fall Term or Spring Term - Sixteen Weeks (Full Time: Based on 12 semester credits per term)

Matriculation Fees and Non-Resident Tuition (Estimate)

$ 5,000

 

 

 

Textbooks, Supplies, Special Fees (Estimate)

$700

 

 

 

Total Educational Expenses

 

$5,700

 

 

Housing, Food and Local Transportation (Estimate)

$4,700

 

 

 

Personal (Estimate)

$1,100

 

 

 

Total Living Expenses

 

$5,800

Average Estimated Cost

$11,500

*The cost of transportation between home country and Miami, Florida is not included in the above estimated expenses.


Summer A & B Terms Combined - (Full Time: Based on 12 semester credits for combined terms)

Matriculation Fees and Non-Resident Tuition (Estimate)

$ 4,200

 

 

 

Textbooks, Supplies, Special Fees (Estimate)

$700

 

 

 

Total Educational Expenses

 

$4,900

 

 

Housing, Food and Local Transportation (Estimate)

$4,500

 

 

 

Personal (Estimate)

$1,100

 

 

 

Total Living Expenses

 

$5,600

Average Estimated Cost

$10,500

*The cost of transportation between home country and Miami, Florida is not included in the above estimated expenses.


The expenses for students enrolled in either Summer Term A or B will be approximately half of the cost of the total estimated expenses for the Summer terms combined.

Total estimated expenses for two terms (8 months) is

Educational

$11,400

Holiday recess expenses to live in the community or travel are not included in this total

Living

$11,600

 

Total

$23,000

Students' registration may exceed 12 credits in a semester. Please consult the International Services Department for specific credit cost.

Matriculation fees and tuition charges are determined by totaling the number of semester credits taken each term times the charge per each credit. Special fees for laboratory courses, or other special course fees, may be charged in addition to the fees and tuition indicated above. Students without sufficient funds will not be permitted to register for courses. Fees, tuition and estimates are subject to change.


MIAMI DADE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION WHICH DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, GENDER, COLOR, DISABILITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, RELIGION, AGE OR VETERANS STATUS. CONTACT THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS/ADA COORDINATOR AT 305-237-2051 FOR INFORMATION.


  1. SPECIAL REGISTRATION FEES:
    Some courses carry special fees in addition to the regular registration fees.
  2. PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD:
    Miami Dade College accepts Master Card or Visa for payment of course fees and for purchases in the campus bookstore ($15.00 or more). Charge card payments must be made in person or by the Web. They cannot be accepted by mail.
  3. $50 ADMISSION APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE:
    All new college credit students are assessed a $50 non-refundable admission application processing fee. This fee must be paid when you submit the application.
  4. $50 LATE REGISTRATION FEE:
    College credit students registering on or after the first day of classes will be assessed a $50 non-refundable late registration fee. Please check the Registration and Academic Calendar for dates.

ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

  • Refunds of matriculation and tuition fees are made only if official drop or withdrawal cards are turned in at the Registrar's Office by the published deadlines (see calendar), or if you drop via the web (and the drop is confirmed) by the deadline.
  • If the student withdraws from the College as a result of administrative action or for the convenience of the College, except for disciplinary reasons, the student is entitled to a full refund of matriculation and tuition fees.
  • If the student is dropped from a class due to cancellation of that class, the student is entitled to a full refund of matriculation and tuition fees.
  • If the student is withdrawn from a course or courses for disciplinary reasons, the student is not entitled to a refund of matriculation, tuition or special fees.
  • The $50 admissions application fee and the $50 late registration fee are not refundable.
  • Refunds for payments made with cash/checks will be refunded via the MDC One Card. Payments made with Visa/MasterCard will be refunded to the credit card account.

 For Tuition and Fees Academic Year 2010 - 2011,  please click here.

 

Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.