• Tuition and Fees


  • The estimated cost of attending MHCC for one academic year (9 months) is $21,516.00 as shown below:

    Item Estimated Expenses
    Tuition (12 credits) and fees* $9,033
    Books & Supplies 1,560
    Housing & Food 7,380
    Transportation 1,590
    Personal Expenses 1,575
    Health Insurance (Required)** 378
    Total $21,516

     *Tuition as of fall term 2014 is $244.25 per credit hour and subject to change without notice. Visit http://www.mhcc.edu/tuition/ for the current Tuition/Fee Rate table.
    **Students must purchase insurance or provide proof of current medical coverage. Insurance rate/fees listed above are estimated.

    • This budget is only an estimate. Every effort is made to provide complete and accurate information for current tuition and fees, health insurance, student activities, special program costs, etc. 
    • This budget does not include Summer term, as it is optional. Additional costs will have to be added if student decides to live and/or study in Portland during Summer term.
    • This budget does not include the cost of living for dependents of students. Add $5,500.00 per year for your spouse and $2,500.00 per year for each child.

    The total amount shown above must be demonstrated in an official bank statement as minimum funds available. There are only a few scholarships for international students at this institution, contact the Financial Aid Office, 503-491-7262 for more information. Because of the small number of scholarships, students must be able to demonstrate available funds prior to being accepted at MHCC.

    IMPORTANT: CIS restricts student employment. You should not expect to supplement your income with employment during your program of study at MHCC. Please keep copies of this form and your financial documents to present at the U.S. Consulate for your visa interview and to the U.S. Immigration officers at your port of entry.