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.

We are committed to keeping the UC Davis MBA a good investment. And to make the cost predictable for students, we lock in your fees when you enroll.

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: 90% of current Sacramento Part-Time MBA students receive a scholarship or fellowship.

Estimated Program Costs

Sacramento MBA students who start in fall 2024 pay $1,465 per unit. This includes meals on Saturdays; it does not include textbooks, parking, or other course materials. Course fees are set at the time of enrollment and remain fixed for your MBA studies. Students typically take 6-8 units per quarter, and most courses are 1 or 4 units.

The Sacramento Part-Time MBA degree requires 72 units for a total estimated program fee of $102,600 for students who start in fall 2024.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

Cost of Attendance for Sacramento Part-Time MBA Students 2024-25

Expenses Entering Year 2024-25
Tuition and Fees* (1)

$26,370

Health Insurance (1)

$7,446

Total Direct Costs:

$33,816

Books and Supplies

$1,811

Housing and Food (2)

$18,311

Personal Expenses

$2,076

Transportation

$2,942

Total Indirect Costs:

$25,140

Total Cost of Attendance:

$58,956

*Tuition and Fee amounts are based on a student attending 18 units during the academic year.

Part-Time MBA Sacramento - Summer

A summer budget will be added to continuing students' cost of attendance who are attending 6 or more units in the summer.

Cost of Attendance for Bay Area Part-Time MBA Students 2024-25

Expenses Entering Year 2024-25
Tuition and Fees (1)

$8,550

Health Insurance (1)

n/a

Total Direct Costs:

$8,550

Books and Supplies

$453

Housing and Food (2)

$6,110

Personal Expenses

$689

Transportation

$891

Total Indirect Costs:

$8,143

Total Cost of Attendance:

$16,693

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.