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International Tuition & Fees

International Relations Office

The college is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students with current visas. These students are classified as out-of-state and will pay that tuition rate.

  Fall Spring Year
Cost of Attending OJC per Year 2020-2021 (15 credits per semester)
Tuition: ($255.65 per credit hour) $3,840 $3,840 $7,680
OJC All Student Fee: $341.74* $341.74* $683.48*
International Student Fees: $123 $123 $246
Living Expenses: (Double Room in Wunsch Hall + 19 meal plan) $3710 $3710 $7,420
Housing Deposit: (Refunded at end of spring term) $100 - -
Books/Supplies: $500 $500 $1000
Health Insurance: * $750 $750 $1500
TOTAL (Estimated Cost Per Year): $18,629.48

Students must show proof of $19,000  USD on their I-20:  $9,000 Tuition/Fees;  $7,500 Room & Board; $2,500 Books/Insurance.

Downloadable Estimate 2020-2021

LewerMark Insurance—All international students will be enrolled in the LewerMark policy through Otero Junior College and will received their insurance cards upon their arrival.  The cost of insurance will be added to the students OJC account.

Scholarship Options

Franzman International Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Seth and Barbara Franzman for the benefit of a deserving second-year (sophomore) international student to assist with funds necessary to continue their education at Otero Junior College, and to promote a positive international culture in the College community.

International Academic/Leadership Scholarship*

Current OJC international students who have received the distinction of being on the President’s List, have demonstrated leadership and have been active in community service can apply for this scholarship award of $500 toward the following semester at OJC.

International Spirit Scholarship Application*

Current OJC international students who have received the distinction of being on the Institutional Recognition Honors List, have been active in community service and have demonstrated and fostered opportunities to reach across cultural borders to promote international understanding can apply for this scholarship award of $250 toward the following semester at OJC.

Student Life Scholarship

A $500 per semester tuition scholarship to students who select to live in OJC on-campus housing and participate in Student Life activities and events.

Searchable Financial Aid Databases for International Students

The links below are to public scholarship databases on the internet geared toward use by Americans wanting to study abroad and international students wanting to study in the United States. Please look closely at the criteria to find those that might best suit you.

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