State Support and Student Costs

Amounts in the table below represent an average for a full-time equivalent, lower division resident student attending community and technical colleges for the academic year 2017-18.


Resident Undergraduate


Total Instructional Support Per Student FTE



Operating Fee (tuition)*



Net State Support per Student FTE**



*Operating Fee amount is based on the full-time equivalent operating fee for lower division classes.

** The Net Support per Student FTE is the amount paid by the state from taxes and other funds.