The cost to attend SCI-Arc includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, and estimated living expenses. Regardless of financial circumstances, financing options exist.
Cost to Attend
The cost of living expenses will vary depending upon living arrangements, whether students live at home or independently in an off-campus apartment or house. Students can use the College Board Net Price Calculator to determine eligibility for financial aid and estimate out-of-pocket expenses.
For all undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students, full-time enrollment requires a minimum course load of one studio course and three seminar classes (15 units) and covers a maximum of one studio and four seminars (18 units). The maximum load of credits a student may take in one semester is 21, and additional tuition will be charged for any units beyond 18. Students attend an average of two terms per year. Tuition and fees are subject to change.
2023-2024 Tuition and Fees for Students (Per Semester)
$3,180.00 (Annual) estimate only—subject to change
*SCI-Arc requires that all full-time and part-time degree-seeking students who are enrolled in academic units have health insurance coverage. The additional $3,180.00 annual SCI-Arc Student Health Insurance fee is mandatory. Health insurance coverage and associated fee can be waived upon proof of comparable health insurance.
For questions regarding Student Health Insurance, please contact:
Tea Bogue, Student Services Specialist
*The additional expenses are estimates calculated for an unmarried student for a one-semester (four-month) period. These figures should be used only as a guideline. Travel to and from California is not included.
**The total additional expenses includes the $3,180.00 estimated Annual Health insurance fee.
Summer 2023 Tuition & Fees Only
The additional expenses are estimates calculated for an unmarried student for a one-semester (four-month) period. These figures should be used only as a guideline. Travel to and from California is not included.
2023 Summer Programs Tuition