Tuition and Financial Aid

Earning your MPAc is a significant investment of time and money. UC Davis offers comprehensive financial assistance to enable you to enroll in the UC Davis MPAc Program.

Estimated Program Costs

MPAc students who start in fall 2024 pay $1,144 per unit.

The MPAc program requires 48 units for a total estimated course fee of $54,912 for students entering in fall 2024.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

The UC Davis Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships establishes a modest, yet adequate, cost-of-living allowance to determine financial aid eligibility each school year. This allowance includes housing and utilities, food, transportation, personal/miscellaneous expenses and medical expenses.

Cost of Attendance for MPAc students 2024-25

Expenses 2024-25
Tuition & Fees (1) $54,912
Health Insurance Fee (1) $7,446

Total Direct Costs:


Books and Supplies


Housing and Food (2)


Personal Expenses $2,076
Transportation $2,942

Total Indirect Costs:


Total Cost of Attendance:


Footnote 1

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 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.