Costs & Payment Scenarios

 

Individual costs can vary based on the course or courses you take.

High School Student:  One 5-Credit Course 

These estimates are for a 5-week, 5-credit program and do not include the non-refundable $100 registration fee.

Type of Expense

Visting Student 

High School Student

Tuition for 5 Credits $1,395.00 $697.50*
Campus Fee $293.78 $293.78 
Total $1,688.78

$991.28

* $279 per credit with 50% discount reflected. The Campus Fee is one-time and mandatory for all courses including remote.

In a few courses, exams are proctored by  ProctorU , a video conferencing tool that allows students to take online proctored exams from just about anywhere. There is a per exam fee of roughly $20. Check with your instructor to determine whether your course will utilize this service.

High School Student: Two  5-Credit Courses

These estimates are for a 10-credit program and do not include the non-refundable $100 registration fee.

Type of Expense

Visting Student

High School Student

Tuition for 10 Credits $2,790.00 $1,395.00*
Campus Fee $293.78 $293.78 
Total $3,083.78

$1,688.78

* $279 per credit with 50% discount reflected. The Campus Fee is one-time and mandatory for all courses including remote.

In a few courses, exams are proctored by ProctorU , a video conferencing tool that allows students to take online proctored exams from just about anywhere. There is a per exam fee of roughly $20. Check with your instructor to determine whether your course will utilize this service.

Alternate Cost Scenarios By Credit

$100 nonrefundable registration fee not included

Total Cost Includes:

  • $293.78 - Campus Fee (one-time fee and mandatory for all courses including remote)
  • $139.50 - Tuition per credit at exclusive 50% discount (same for in and out-of-state students)
Credits Tuition (with 50% discount) + Campus Fee
2 $572.78
3 $712.28
4 $851.78
5 $991.28
6 $1130.78
7 $1270.28
8 $1409.78
9 $1549.28
10 $1688.78
11 $1828.28
12 $1967.78

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.