The tuition, fees, and charges posted here are estimated 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 thus a student's final balance due) may differ from the amounts shown.

Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely.  Tuition and 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.  Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final.  Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate.  Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

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2021-2022 COST OF ATTENDANCE

 2021-2022

MS1

(11 months)

MS2

(12 months)

MS3

(12 months)

MS4

(11 Months)

Tuition and Fees1

$42,648 $42,648 $42,648 $42,648
Books/Supplies $1,113 $1,4162 $8883 $109
Rent $10,376 $11,319 $11,319 $10,376
Utilities $3,006 $3,280 $3,280 $3,006
Food $6,426 $7,010 $7,010 $6,426
Personal Expenses $2,194 $2,393 $2,393 $2,194
Transportation $3,277 $3,576 $3,576 $3,277
Health Insurance4 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020
TOTAL $73,060
$75,662
$75,134
$72,056

In addition to the above tuition and fees, out-of -state students pay Nonresident Supplemental Tuition of $12,245 per academic year.

  1. Complete itemized breakdown available at UC Davis Budget & Institutional Analysis (budget.ucdavis.edu).

  2. This includes required STEP 1 study prep materials:

    First Aid for USMLE $45
    180-Day USMLE World Q-bank $419
    2 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science Skills Assessments

    $120

    TOTAL:

    $584

  3. This Includes required STEP 2 CK study prep materials:

    Content Review Resource (two options, First aid for STEP 2 CK or Master the Boards $60
    1 year USMLE World Q-bank $519
    10 Practice Shelf Exams - 2 per clerkship $200
    TOTAL: $779
  4. UC Regents mandate that all students have health insurance. This is a non-academic condition of admission to the School of Medicine M.D. program. The School of Medicine offers Western Health Advantage insurance to meet this requirement. If you have comparable insurance, you may waive out of the Western Health Advantage plan. Insurance plans and rates are subject to change.

NOTES:

  • As a result of gubernatorial, legislative, Regental, and/or campus action, these amounts may change without notice.
  • Budgets are adjusted on an annual basis. Budget components are adjusted according to increases in the consumer price index (CPI) and/or student surveys. The estimated budget above does not include yearly increases.
  • USMLE exam fees for Step 1 ($645), Step 2 CK ($645).
  • The summer distribution of aid for Year 1 includes a higher allowance for books due to the need to purchase most books and supplies early in the academic year.

Personal Category5 12 Months
Medical/Dental/Optical $669
Clothing/Toiletries $991
Recreation/Incidentals $733
TOTAL $2,393

5.    Does not allow for appliance, television, or furniture purchases; moving expenses; home improvement or repairs; or contributions to charities or other organizations.

 2021-2022

MS1

(12 months)

MS2

(12 months)

MS3

(12 months)

MS4

(11 Months)

Tuition and Fees1

$42,648 $42,648 $42,648 $42,648
Books/Supplies $1,113 $1,4162 $8883 $109
Rent $11,319 $11,319 $11,319 $10,376
Utilities $3,280 $3,280 $3,280 $3,006
Food $7,010 $7,010 $7,010 $6,426
Personal Expenses $2,393 $2,393 $2,393 $2,194
Transportation $3,576 $3,576 $3,576 $3,277
Health Insurance4 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020
TOTAL $75,359
$75,662
$75,134
$72,056

In addition to the above tuition and fees, out-of -state students pay Nonresident Supplemental Tuition of $12,245 per academic year.

  1. Complete itemized breakdown available at UC Davis Budget & Institutional Analysis (budget.ucdavis.edu).

  2. This includes required STEP 1 study prep materials:

    First Aid for USMLE $45
    180-Day USMLE World Q-bank $419
    2 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science Skills Assessments

    $120

    TOTAL:

    $584

  3. This Includes required STEP 2 CK study prep materials:

    Content Review Resource (two options, First aid for STEP 2 CK or Master the Boards $60
    1 year USMLE World Q-bank $519
    10 Practice Shelf Exams - 2 per clerkship $200
    TOTAL: $779
  4. UC Regents mandate that all students have health insurance. This is a non-academic condition of admission to the School of Medicine M.D. program. The School of Medicine offers Western Health Advantage insurance to meet this requirement. If you have comparable insurance, you may waive out of the Western Health Advantage plan. Insurance plans and rates are subject to change.

NOTES:

  • As a result of gubernatorial, legislative, Regental, and/or campus action, these amounts may change without notice.
  • Budgets are adjusted on an annual basis. Budget components are adjusted according to increases in the consumer price index (CPI) and/or student surveys. The estimated budget above does not include yearly increases.
  • USMLE exam fees for Step 1 ($645), Step 2 CK ($645).
  • The summer distribution of aid for Year 1 includes a higher allowance for books due to the need to purchase most books and supplies early in the academic year.

Personal Category5 12 Months
Medical/Dental/Optical $669
Clothing/Toiletries $991
Recreation/Incidentals $733
TOTAL $2,393

5.    Does not allow for appliance, television, or furniture purchases; moving expenses; home improvement or repairs; or contributions to charities or other organizations.

2021-2022

MS1

(12 months)

MS2

(12 months)

MS3

(11 Months)

Tuition and Fees1

$42,648 $42,648 $42,648
Books/Supplies $1,132 $1,4162 $8893
Rent $11,319 $11,319 $10,376
Utilities $3,280 $3,280 $3,006
Food $7,010 $7,010 $6,426
Personal Expenses $2,393 $2,393 $2,194
Transportation $3,576 $3,576 $3,277
Health Insurance4 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020
TOTAL $75,378
$75,662
$72,836

In addition to the above tuition and fees, out-of -state students pay Nonresident Supplemental Tuition of $12,245 per academic year.

  1. Complete itemized breakdown available at UC Davis Budget & Institutional Analysis (budget.ucdavis.edu).

  2. This includes required STEP 1 study prep materials:

    First Aid for USMLE $45
    180-Day USMLE World Q-bank $419
    2 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science Skills Assessments

    $120

    TOTAL:

    $584

  3. This Includes required STEP 2 CK study prep materials:

    Content Review Resource (two options, First aid for STEP 2 CK or Master the Boards $60
    1 year USMLE World Q-bank $519
    10 Practice Shelf Exams - 2 per clerkship $200
    TOTAL: $779
  4. UC Regents mandate that all students have health insurance. This is a non-academic condition of admission to the School of Medicine M.D. program. The School of Medicine offers Western Health Advantage insurance to meet this requirement. If you have comparable insurance, you may waive out of the Western Health Advantage plan. Insurance plans and rates are subject to change.

NOTES:

  • As a result of gubernatorial, legislative, Regental, and/or campus action, these amounts may change without notice.
  • Budgets are adjusted on an annual basis. Budget components are adjusted according to increases in the consumer price index (CPI) and/or student surveys. The estimated budget above does not include yearly increases.
  • USMLE exam fees for Step 1 ($645), Step 2 CK ($645).
  • The summer distribution of aid for Year 1 includes a higher allowance for books due to the need to purchase most books and supplies early in the academic year.

Personal Category5 12 Months
Medical/Dental/Optical $669
Clothing/Toiletries $991
Recreation/Incidentals $733
TOTAL $2,393

5.    Does not allow for appliance, television, or furniture purchases; moving expenses; home improvement or repairs; or contributions to charities or other organizations.