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What Kind of UC Davis Fin Aid Will You Get?

Most students won’t pay the advertised price of a school. Instead, they will be provided with a financial aid plan that includes a mix of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. But some kinds of aid are more desirable than others, and some students will get more than others.

But bear in mind, some kinds of help are more beneficial than others, plus some students will get a lot more than others. Figure out more by scrolling down the page.

Common UC Davis FinAid Plan

$25,055 is the average University of California - Davis' freshman financial aid plan. About 59.0% of freshman students receive some kind of financial assistance, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.

Minimizing the Cost

Financial aid helps reduce the expense, or the "sticker" price of the college. However, be aware that the only true discounts off the cost of college are in the form of grants and scholarships.

Student Debt at UC Davis

Worried about the student loans that may be included in a financial aid plan? View the average amount of debt per student at UC Davis.

How Much Aid Is Offered That I Don't Have to Pay Back? (A.K.A. Scholarships & Grants)

The numbers plus the graph below refer to primarily federal grants, as well as some local and state grants. 32.0% of freshmen at University of California - Davis (2,016 total) received a federal grant, averaging $5,043. In addition to grants, 56.0% of freshmen (3,528 total) were awarded scholarships by the university, averaging $9,231 each.

Check out the average volume of scholarships and grants freshmen get by looking at the graph below.

Scholarships, Grants... What's the Difference?

Scholarships are awarded based on merit, while grants are awarded due to financial need.

Financial Aid by Income Level

Discover what amount of scholarship and grant assistance you can plan to obtain determined by your family income. The table below displays freshman students obtaining Title IV aid which includes PLUS loans.

Income LevelPercent of FreshmanAverage Assistance
Income 0-30k15.2%$24,910
Income 30k-48k8.7%$23,983
Income 48k-75k8.2%$21,174
Income 75k-110k5.1%$17,130
Income 110k +6.7%$5,018
Title IV Aid

The chart above displays students who are obtaining Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.

$17,958 is the Average Total an Undergrad Will Get in Scholarships or Grants

Of the 30,718 undergraduate students at University of California - Davis about 65.0% (19,956 total) obtain some form of grant aid. The standard quantity awarded was $17,958.

Looking for Detail About Tuition and Fees Costs?

Visit the Tuition and Fees page or the Cost Per Credit Hour page to learn more.

University of California - Davis Financial Aid Links

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