Costs & Payment

All students who take classes, including only online are charged a mandatory Campus Fee

High School Student:  One 5-Credit Course 

These estimates are for a 5-week, 5-credit program and do not include the non-refundable $50 registration fee.

Type of Expense

Cost

Tuition for 5 Credits $1,395 ($279 per credit)
Campus Fee $333.90 (2023 rate, subject to change in 2024)
Total

$1,728.90

High School Student: Two  5-Credit Courses

These estimates are for a 10-credit program and do not include the non-refundable $50 registration fee.

Type of Expense

High School Student

Tuition for 10 Credits $2,790 ($279 per credit)
Campus Fee $333.90 (2023 rate, subject to change in 2024)
Total

$3,123.90

To calculate your tuition for more than 10 credits, multiply the total number of credits x $279 and then add the campus fee.

Payment and Refunds

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • UC Santa Cruz Financial Aid or Scholarships are not available for high school students
  • Some companies specialize in high school student scholarships, including  scholarships.com

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 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.