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Your Tuition, Fees and Other Costs — Explained

The cost of attendance is an estimated figure. It’s used to determine your financial aid eligibility. This figure may differ from costs later approved by the Regents of the University of California. The following chart gives you an overview of costs. It includes your tuition, fees and other student necessities.

2019-快2彩票 Estimated Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Student Expense Budgets Living On-Campus Living Off-Campus Living at 快2彩票 Nonresident Living On-Campus
Tuition & Fees $14,490 $14,490 $14,490 $44,244
Books & Supplies 1,159 1,159 1,159 1,159
Room & Board 15,863 10,588 6,583 15,863
Personal Expenses 1,399 1,403 1,648 1,399
Transportation 487 832 1,512 487
Subtotal (without Health Insurance) $33,398 $28,472 $25,392 $63,152
Health Insurance 2,628 2,628 2,628 2,628
Total Costs (with Health Insurance) $36,026 $31,100 $28,020 $65,780

The tuition, fees and charges shown here are Financial Aid and Scholarships estimates based on currently approved amounts and are subject to change.

The tuition, fees, and charges posted here are estimates based on currently approved amounts. These figures may not be final; actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California or, as authorized, by the President of the University of California. Accordingly, final approved levels and charges may differ from the amounts shown. Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year 20-21 may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.

How your tuition and fees break down

You know your tuition and fees go toward a great education. But just how is the money used? We pick up a calculator and break down the most recent estimated tuition and fees for undergraduate California residents and nonresidents studying full time.

California resident tuition and fees: $14,495.27

University of California Tuition: $11,442

Nonresident tuition and fees: $44,249.27

Nonresident Supplemental Tuition: $29,754
University of California Tuition: $11,442


UC Davis Campus-based fees: $3,053.26

Student 快2彩票 Fee: $1,128
Funds non-academic services and activities in support of students including counseling, advising, tutoring and student information systems.

Campus Expansion Initiative: $595.04
Supports enhancements of student facilities and services:

Facilities and Campus Enhancements Fee: $450.21
Supports facilities and services including: 

Student 快2彩票 Maintenance Fee/Student Activities and 快2彩票 Initiative Fee: $380.90
Supports student facilities and services including: 

Student Health 快2彩票 Fee: $163.29
Supports student health and counseling services. A portion of this fee supports need-based financial aid.

Supports the Associated Students of UC Davis

Memorial Union Fee: $85.50
Supports the Memorial Union and Silo construction and renovation projects.

Student Facilities Safety Fee: $66
Supports life-safety projects in student facilities. A portion of this fee supports need-based financial aid.

Unitrans: $58
Supports the service and improvements of buses. A portion of this fee supports need-based financial aid.

California Aggie Fee: $12.33
Supports the operation of The California Aggie Newspaper. A portion of this fee supports need-based financial aid.

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) Fee: $9
Supports student activities in sustainability. A portion of this fee supports need-based financial aid.



*Health Insurance: $2,622

Health insurance coverage for students who do not have comparable coverage under another plan.

One-time Document Fee: $150

New students pay this one-time fee to cover the cost of university documents such as official transcripts.

International Student Administrative Fee: $306

Entering international students with certain visas must also pay this one-time fee for administrative support.


*The University of California Regents mandates that all students have health insurance. UC Davis automatically enrolls all registered students in the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). If students have comparable insurance and do not want to be enrolled in UC SHIP, they must apply for a UC SHIP waiver by the date specified for their school.