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Find out the most you can expect to pay before financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

What does it cost to attend UCI?

Learn more about the estimated budget for undergraduate students.

Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year 20-21 may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory 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. Visit our COVID-19 Admissions FAQ page here.

For the most current tuition and fees information, please visit the Registrar's website at

For the financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to you, click here.

Residency and tuition: If you are not a California resident when you enroll, and you remain a dependent undergraduate, it is unlikely that you will be able to qualify for in-state tuition during your time at UCI. Learn more.

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With multiple honors opportunities to take advantage of, you can collaborate and excel with the best and brightest students from around the globe.

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