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UCDC Semester Expenses
Tuition and Fees¹ $6,869
Housing and Utility $5,278
Estimated Food $3,070
Personal Expenses² $2,600
Books and Supplies $700
Local Transportation/Transit $900
Round-trip Airfare $600
Estimated Total
Estimated Student Budget for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 UCDC Program (UC tuition and fees may change). Costs will vary based on personal needs, spending habits, and living accommodations.
¹Note: 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.
²Includes winter clothes and professional attire.

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.