Experience the high-quality education of the University of California anywhere in the world! With UCEAP, study abroad is built into UC and financial aid is specially packaged to cover expenses abroad. Defray costs with the help of UCEAP scholarships—every UC student can apply for a Global Scholarship of up to $2,000.
The following estimates reflect the current costs of study abroad based on average spending habits. Use the estimates to get a general sense of costs and compare your options.
UCEAP estimates include UC tuition, round-trip airfare, housing, meals, program excursions and activities, passport and visa fees, books, supplies, and other living expenses like laundry or metro tickets. Estimates for online programs include only UC tuition and UCEAP fees.
UCEAP estimates do not include UC campus fees, graduate student fees, or tuition for non-California residents. Estimates for online programs do not include living expenses and books.
Use the cost calculator below to include these variables and get a more accurate estimate customized to you.
Customize Your Estimate
Select each status in the cost calculator to get your customized estimate. You can use this estimate for financial aid advising and to plan a budget for study abroad programs.
Tip: If any terms are not listed under Choose Your Package—for instance spring or winter—it means current estimates are not yet available. See the info tip for details.
This estimate is based on current data available and reflects the closest approximate cost of attendance. Actual costs vary by student and can change depending on spending habits, housing, and other factors. After application, participants receive a comprehensive budget listing all fees associated with their study abroad experience.