Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$44,351 ($14,597)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$28,700 ($13,598)
On-campus Living Costs
$20,282
Off-campus Living Costs
$15,444

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of University of California-Davis are $14,597 for California residents and $44,351 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $13,598 for California residents and $28,700 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California, the undergraduate tuition & fees are very expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are relatively expensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and University of Maryland-College Park, tuition & fees of University of California-Davis is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $42,783.
The average living cost of the school is $20,282 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $15,444.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-Davis are $14,597 for California residents and $44,351 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 1.97% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $13,598 for California residents and $28,700 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.10% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$13,951$38,659$13,164$28,266
2017$14,046$40,728$13,237$28,339
2018$14,419$42,433$13,607$28,709
2019$14,402$43,394$13,570$28,672
2020$14,495$44,249$13,598$28,700
2021$14,597$44,351$13,598$28,700

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $20,282 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $15,444.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.27% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$14,571$4,279$8,283$5,433
2017$14,838$4,482$8,606$5,665
2018$16,136$3,921$9,792$4,383
2019$15,645$3,994$10,228$4,467
2020$15,775$4,507$10,588$4,856
2021$17,238$4,638$11,050$5,073

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,158 at University of California-Davis. The books & supplies cost has increased by 1.94% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

University of California-Davis 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,576
2017$1,601
2018$1,253
2019$1,136
2020$1,158
2021$1,178

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart