Tuition and Financial Aid Resources

MBA@UCDavis students are charged tuition on a per-unit-hour basis. The current rate of tuition for the [2023-2024] academic year is $1,465 per unit. The MBA@UCDavis consists of 72 units, totaling $105,480 under current tuition rates. Tuition rates are re-evaluated each year.

Funding Options

A number of financial resources may be available to students in the program, including loans, employer tuition assistance and scholarships funded by professional organizations. Please read more about types of financial aid here. Students may be eligible to apply for the following tuition funding options:

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan: Students are potentially eligible to receive up to $20,500 per academic year with the Direct Unsubsidized Loan. The potential eligibility amount of the Direct Unsubsidized Loan is not based on need or income.
  • Federal Direct PLUS Loan: Graduate students who are eligible for funds beyond their annual Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan amount may apply for this credit-based loan.
  • Private Loans: Students who require additional assistance may apply for education loans through private lenders.

To-Do List: Federal Financial Aid

If you choose to apply for federal financial aid, you will need to complete the following steps:

Helpful Links:

For financial aid questions please email

Office hours also available, contact your Student Success Advisor for more information.