2016-17 UC Santa Cruz Registration Fees

The tuition, fees, and charges posted here are estimates based on currently approved amounts. These figures may not be final. Actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California and could be affected by state funding reductions. Accordingly, final approved levels (and thus a student’s final balance due) may differ from the amounts shown.

The UC Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan establishes a minimum level of grant and scholarship aid for undergraduate students. Read the fact sheet for detailed information about the plan.

You can apply for private scholarships.

For new students starting Summer 2016 or later, please note that a classification of nonresident at any time during your academic career impacts your eligibility for university aid programs. These include but are not limited to, university grant, USHIP grant, university loan, etc.  For more information please contact the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at 831-459-2963.

Registration fees are due and payable before the beginning of each quarter. The billing dates and deadlines for payment are found in the Academic and Administrative Calendar and printed in the quarterly Schedule of Classes. The information is also included with the billing statement; for more information on billing and methods of payment, go to the Student Business Services web site.

For background information including, when applicable, referendum language and fund distribution, go to the Student Affairs Student Fees web site, which also links to fee information for UCSC Summer Session.


Fee Refund

Registration Fees

Professional Degree Fees

Education Department Master's Credential Program Fees

Master's Credential (Resident)

Master's Credential (Non-Resident)

Revised 07/14/16