2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz are $14,070 for California residents and $43,824 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.10% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $13,895 for California residents and $28,997 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.16% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 University of California-Santa Cruz Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$14,020$42,034$13,837$28,939
2019$13,960$42,952$13,777$28,879
2020$13,991$43,745$13,808$28,910
2021$14,025$43,779$13,850$28,952
2022$14,070$43,824$13,895$28,997

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $22,608 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 $20,857.
The living cost at the school has decreased by 0.94% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$16,055$4,813$12,199$5,187
2019$16,448$4,720$12,757$5,102
2020$16,951$5,270$13,216$5,442
2021$18,866$5,084$14,453$5,602
2022$17,429$5,179$15,135$5,722

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,180 at University of California-Santa Cruz. The books & supplies cost has increased by 1.55% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
University of California-Santa Cruz 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,152
2019$1,089
2020$1,085
2021$1,162
2022$1,180