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UC Davis Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of California - Davis Cost?

Learn the base cost of University of California - Davis by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. If you're looking for specific information on UC Davis costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UC Davis Charge for Tuition?

$14,645 In-State Tuition & Fees
$44,399 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at University of California - Davis ran about $44,399 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. Those who hail from the state of California get a discount and only needed to pay $14,645 per year.


University of California - Davis tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does University of California - Davis cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UC Davis Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $44,399 for out-of-state undergrads, University of California - Davis is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country.

In-state undergrads in California pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. In-state undergraduates at UC Davis pay about $14,645 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

Take a look at the following chart to see how University of California - Davis compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

NationwideFar Western USCalifornia
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: University of California - Davis Financial Aid.

UC Davis Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.56% In-State Tuition Increase
0.77% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$59,736 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state UC Davis tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.56% over the past five years. California residents may pay an estimated $14,809 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UC Davis to be $29,701, and $59,736 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.77%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $45,085 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $90,517 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UC Davis, and $182,433 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UC Davis.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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