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UC Davis costs much less than comparable private universities for the same world-class education, and the city of Davis is more affordable than most UC communities. In fact, the value of a UC Davis education has been championed by financial publications like Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Payscale and SmartMoney.
Your costs will vary, depending on the living situation you choose. The following chart represents an estimate of typical expenses:
|Estimated annual costs for 2012-13|
|Books & Supplies||$1,602||$1,602||$1,602||$1,602|
|Room & Board||$13,503||$8,247||$4,422||$13,503|
Fees and tuition are subject to legislative, gubernatorial, regental and/or campus action and may change without notice. Visit financialaid.ucdavis.edu for the most current cost estimates.
* Includes campus-based fees that support many programs, facilities and services for students, including financial aid. Most fees were enacted by student vote. For details on these fees, visit budget.ucdavis.edu/studentfees.
** Room and board cost estimates include phone service, restaurants and snacks, and are based upon the mean cost of all campus housing choices. Therefore this figure may differ from actual residence hall estimates provided by Student Housing at housing.ucdavis.edu.
Costs for students living on campus with a Student Housing contract are spread throughout the academic year according to the following timetable:
|2012-13 Payment Timetable
for California Residents
|May||$100||Statement of Intent to Register fee|
|$500||Housing reservation fee|
|September||$4,626||Fall quarter fees/tuition|
|$534||Fall quarter books and supplies|
|$460||Fall quarter health insurance|
|$4,334||Fall quarter housing fee|
|December||$4,626||Winter quarter fees/tuition|
|$460||Winter quarter health insurance|
|$4,334||Winter quarter housing fee|
|$534||Winter quarter books and supplies|
|March||$4,625||Spring quarter fees/tuition|
|$460||Spring quarter health insurance|
|$4,335||Spring quarter housing fee|
|$534||Spring quarter books and supplies|
* Fees and tuition are subject to change.
** Housing fee estimates include phone service, restaurants and snacks, and are based upon the mean cost of all campus housing choices. Therefore this figure may differ from actual residence hall estimates provided by Student Housing at housing.ucdavis.edu.
For the most accurate information available regarding registration fees, visit Office of the University Registrar. For information regarding housing fees, please visit Student Housing. Information about health insurance fees is available from Student Health Services.