2019 EDU 98

2020 Costs

  • Program Fee: $975

    • Includes pre-arrival assistance, orientation materials, academic advising, trips to destinations in Northern California, social and cultural activities, and emergency support
  • Campus-Based Fee: $331.59

    • Covers Student Services, Memorial Union, Student Health Center, Student Health & Counseling Services, Unitrans, Recreation, and more
  • Summer Tuition: $279/unit

    • All students, resident and non-resident, pay the same tuition rate during Summer
    • Students will take 8-10 units of coursework
  • Estimated Housing Based on 2019: $2527.18

    • Residence Hall shared double rooms
    • Includes 3 meals per day
  • Health Insurance: $405

    • Required for all UC students
    • Students may waive this insurance by providing documentation of enrollment in another plan. Must cover program period (July 31) through the first day of fall quarter insurance (September 22).

Summer Start Program Cost: $6,470.77 for 8 units up to $7028.77 for 10 units


  • Other Expenses: $1034

    • Transportation
    • Textbooks and other school supplies
    • Personal shopping, dining, and travel

Total Summer Cost*: $7504.77 for 8 units up to $8062.77 for 10 units

*Costs shown here are estimates and may not reflect the exact cost of your program. The financial amount that you will need to show to receive an I-20 and to have at your visa appointment will include the cost of Summer Start and one full year of academic study at UC Davis. It is a United States federal government requirement to submit these financial documents prior to obtaining an I-20.

During the academic year, international students pay the out-of-state student tuition rate, which is approximately $900/per unit (calculated for 15 units in 2018-2019). During Summer, all students pay the same tuition rate: $279/unit.