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International Student Center:

Tuition and Fees

Estimated Costs and Living Expenses

Irvine Valley College offers students an affordable option to begin their American education. The document below outlines our estimate of the cost of attendance for one year based on the minimum enrollment requirement of 12 units per semester. Optional summer enrollment is not included in the estimated cost information.

Tuition and fees are subject to change by the state of California or the South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees. Estimated expenses are likely to go up on an annual basis.

Please click the link below for an estimate of costs for one year of tuition and living expenses for the upcoming year:

Tuition Payment Options:

There are multiple​ options for our international students to pay their tuition and fees.  IVC currently accepts cash, check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover), money order and payments via Flywire for international credit card and international wire transfer. 

For specific information about payment deadlines, refunds and acceptable means of payment, please visit Bursar’s Office website. (

Flywire Information:

AFTER you register for classes, choose “other” as a payment option.  You will then visit the following Flywire website to make your payment: 

  1. G​o to
  2. Select your country of origin and choose your preferred payment method
  3. Follow the instructions provided and track your payment via email/text notifications


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Office Hours

In-Person (On-Campus)

 Monday - Thursday  9 am - 4:30 pm​

Virtual (via Cranium Cafe)

 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  9 am - 4:30 pm​
 Thursday ​ 9 am - 6 pm​

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