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UCLA Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of California - Los Angeles Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for University of California - Los Angeles, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. In this UCLA cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does UCLA Charge for Tuition?

$13,258 In-State Tuition & Fees
$43,012 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at University of California - Los Angeles for the 2020-2021 academic year was $43,012 for undergraduates. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $13,258 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does University of California - Los Angeles cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UCLA Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. University of California - Los Angeles is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $43,012.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. UCLA only charges $13,258 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

If you want to know how UCLA compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideFar Western USCalifornia
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of California - Los Angeles Financial Aid.

UCLA Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.08% In-State Tuition Increase
0.63% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$53,182 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state UCLA tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.08% over the past five years. California residents may pay an estimated $13,279 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UCLA to be $26,569, and $53,182 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.63%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $43,553 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $87,378 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UCLA, and $175,855 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UCLA.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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