2012-13 Tuition and 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.

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Annual Fee 2012-13
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California Resident National and International Students

Undergraduate Students

$ 15,258

$ 38,136

Graduate Academic Students

$ 15,387

$ 30,489

Professional Degree Programs

Business Administration, M.B.A.

$ 38,727

$ 50,972

Education, Teaching Credential Program

$ 15,387

$ 30,489

Education, Ed.D. Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL)

$ 19,587

$ 31,832

Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program, Certificate

Students entering 2012-13

$ 17,921

$ 40,799

Continuing Students

$ 17,500

$ 40,378

Health Informatics, M.S.

$ 21,807

$ 34,052

Law, J.D.

$ 49,565

$ 58,816

Medicine, M.D.

$ 39,652

$ 51,897

Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership, M.S.

$ 23,127

$ 35,372

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, M.P.V.M.

$ 21,129

$ 33,830

Public Health, M.P.H.

$ 24,380

$ 37,081

Veterinary Medicine, D.V.M.

1st - 3rd Year Students

$ 33,091

$ 45,336

4th Year Students

$ 37,072

$ 49,317

Self-Supporting Degree Programs
(Note: Fee are for new and continuing students unless otherwise stated.)


Program Fee 2012-13 

Working Professional MBA Program - Sacramento Location 

Total Program fee, new student entering in 2012


Working Professional MBA Program - Bay Area Location

Total Program fee, new student entering in 2012


Master of Professional Accountancy: Full-Time


Master of Law 

New students entering 2012


Master of International Commercial Law


Per Unit Fee 2012-13

Master of Advanced Study - Clinical Research


Master of Science in Forensic Science  


Master of Advanced Study - Maternal and Child Nutrition


Special Programs or Fees

Advance to Candidacy

2012-13 Annual Total Full-time Nonresident Ph.D. Candidates

$ 15,387

In Absentia

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University of California Center at Sacramento Program  (per quarter program) - Undergraduate Students

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University of California Center at Sacramento Program  (per quarter program) - Graduate Students

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Global Study Program

Please contact Global Study Program for fee information

Course Materials and Services Fees (CMSF)

CMS fees may apply to some courses

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