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Financing Your Degree
Learn about program costs, awards and financial aid

Earning your MBA is one of the most significant investments of time and money you will ever make. UC Davis offers comprehensive financial assistance to enable you to enroll in the UC Davis MBA Program.

Eight out of 10 MBA students received a scholarship or fellowship. 

Undertaking your MBA represents a significant investment in your future, and a variety of financial aid programs are available to assist you.

All candidates are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships concurrent with their application for admissions. Criteria includes academic performance, professional promise, and class fit.

UC Davis MBA graduates earn a considerable return on their financial investment, and the Graduate School of Management continues to invest in our scholars and assist students in financing their MBA.

For the most current student tuition and fee information, visit the Budget & Institutional Analysis website. For a detailed cost of attendance breakdown, visit the Financial Aid website.

Estimated Expenses for the 2018-19 academic year are:


CA Resident


Tuition & Fees* $39,569 $51,814
Health Insurance Fee** $4,350 $4,350
Books and Supplies $1,842 $1,842
Living Expenses*** $18,316 $18,316
Orientation Fee $500 $500
Total Budget $64,577 $76,822

* University tuition includes registration fee, educational fee, student association fee, memorial union fee, campus enhancements, sports and intramural sports fee, student facilities safety fee, Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition and Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition (Non-CA residents only). These figures may not be final; actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California. Accordingly, final approved levels and charges may differ from the amounts shown.
** Students must prove comparable coverage under another insurance plan to waive this fee.
***Living expenses includes living expenses and transportation.

Full-Time MBA Financing Your Degree

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