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Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Earning your UC Davis MBA is one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your career and our graduates earn a considerable return on their financial investment. We offer comprehensive financial assistance to help you enroll in the UC Davis MBA program.

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

The Graduate School of Management offers among the most extensive financial assistance of any top MBA program: 78% of current Full-Time MBA students receive a scholarship or fellowship.

Cost of Attendance for Full-Time MBA Students 2023-24

Expenses 2023-24 Entering Students
2023-24 Continuing Students
Tuition and Fees (1) $47,614 $44,978
Health Insurance (1) $6,881 $6,186
Books and Supplies $1,372 $1,372
Housing and Food (2) $20,630 $17,682
Personal Expenses $2,352 $2,016
Transportation $3,332 $2,856

Total for California Residents (3)

$82,181 $75,090
Nonresident Supplemental Tuition
(for California nonresidents)
$12,245 $12,245
Total for Nonresidents $94,426 $87,335

Footnote 1

*Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

The tuition, fees, and health insurance charges posted here are estimates based on currently approved amounts. These figures may not be final; actual tuition, fees, and health insurance charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California or, as authorized, by the President of the University of California. Accordingly, final approved levels and charges may differ from the amounts shown. For the most recent tuition and fee amounts, please visit the UC Davis Tuition and Fees website. 

Footnote 2

For estimates of off-campus housing costs near the UC Davis campus please review: Housing Costs Near UC Campuses. For more information on actual off-campus rental costs please visit the Student Housing website.

Footnote 3

If eligible for Federal Direct loans the Cost of Attendance will be $252 higher on your MyAwards than what is displayed here. The average Direct Loan fee for Graduate students is $252. Please note that this fee component will be displayed in your budget whether or not the loans are accepted.