The cost of attending college includes incidentals you might forget when estimating your expenses. This chart can help you draw up a realistic budget for your expenses as a part-time student.

Cost of Attendance Budgets: Graduate Students

Rates for those students enrolled in UC Online programs

2016-2017 Academic Year

Budget – per term less than half-time half time full time
Credit Hours 1 cr 3 cr 4 cr 5 cr 6 cr 7 cr 9 cr 10 cr 12 cr 15 cr
Tuition $1,443 $4,329 $5,772 $7,215 $8,658 $10,101 $12,987 $14,430 $17,316 $21,645
Program Fee   $125 $125 $125 $250 $250 $350 $350 $350 $350
Housing Allowance         $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750
Meal Allowance         $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
Books (estimated) $42 $126 $168 $210 $252 $294 $378 $420 $504 $630
Personal Expenditure Allowance $106 $318 $424 $530 $636 $742 $945 $1,060 $1,272 $1,590
Supplies Allowance $7 $21 $28 $35 $42 $49 $63 $70 $84 $105
Transportation Allowance $77 $231 $308 $385 $462 $539 $693 $770 $924 $1,155
Health Services Fees         $361 $361 $361 $361 $361 $361
Loan Fees         $430 $430 $430 $430 $430 $430
Total $1,675 $5,150 $6,825 $8,500 $17,641 $19,316 $22,776 $24,441 $27,791 $32,816

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