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UCDC Semester Expenses
Tuition and Fees $6,769
Health Insurance (SHIP) $1,249
Housing  $5,173
Books and Supplies $600
Personal Expenses, including food $6,000
Transportation (includes round-trip airfare) $1,600
Estimated Student Budget for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 UCDC Program (UC tuition and fees may change). Personal Costs will vary based on personal needs, spending habits, and living accommodations.
*Note: Based on 2021-2022 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.