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UC Irvine Tuition & Fees Report

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

How Much Does University of California - Irvine Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for University of California - Irvine, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. You can jump to any of the following sections in our UC Irvine cost report:

How Much Does UC Irvine Charge for Tuition?

$13,775 In-State Tuition & Fees
$43,529 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at University of California - Irvine for the 2020-2021 academic year was $43,529 for undergraduates. If you were a California resident, the yearly charges were $13,775.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $41,196 $2,333 $43,529
In-State $11,442 $2,333 $13,775

UC Irvine tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

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

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UC Irvine 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 $43,529 for out-of-state undergrads, University of California - Irvine 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 Irvine pay about $13,775 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

If you want to know how UC Irvine compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

Nationwide Far Western US California
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Expensive Expensive Expensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

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 - Irvine Financial Aid.

UC Irvine Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.18% In-State Tuition Increase
0.65% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$55,452 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state UC Irvine tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.18% over the past five years. California residents may pay an estimated $13,825 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UC Irvine to be $27,676, and $55,452 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 0.65% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $44,099.

This means an estimated $88,486 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UC Irvine, and $178,132 for four years.

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


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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