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UCDC Semester Expenses
Tuition and Fees $6,497
Health Insurance (SHIP) $1,321
Housing  $5,072
Books and Supplies $700
Personal Expenses, including food $6,000
Transportation (includes round-trip airfare) $1,600
Estimated Student Budget for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 UCDC Program (UC tuition and fees may change)
*Note: Based on 2019-20 UC tuition rates. Actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California and could be affected by increases or reductions in State funding or other developments.

Financial Aid

The UC Merced Financial Aid Office calculates aid awards to meet the needs of students participating in the UCDC program.  The UCDC program recommends that students consult with the financial aid office to determine their individual need and eligibility as it relates to the UCDC program costs.