Affordability and How Financial Aid Can Help
When you are admitted to UCLA, you and your family might have a lot of questions about how you’ll cover the costs of tuition, housing and other necessities. Our financial aid professionals will make every effort to help you afford to pay for your education. Our office is dedicated to helping each family create a strategy that works for them. Thanks to the numerous options available, your education can be affordable.The No. 1 Best Value University
In 2018, Forbes ranked UCLA the No. 1 best value university, citing our combination of high education quality and low student debt upon graduation.
Most families pay less than the full price, and 46 percent of our undergraduate students pay no tuition at all. We offer an array of and — as well as financial aid for housing — so that you have flexibility as to how much you pay for room and board. In addition, UCLA offers for both tuition and housing so that families can make smaller, regular payments throughout the academic year instead of larger payments.
ESTIMATED COSTS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-20
(Note: all fees are subject to change)
|LIVING IN A RESIDENCE HALL|
|Room and Meals*||$16,625|
|Books and Supplies||$1,464|
* Housing costs may vary, depending on room type and meal plan chosen
** Waived if proof of insurance is provided
一道本不卡免费高清Paying for your education should be a partnership between student, family and university. Check out the many ways you can pay for your mychablais.comcation.
Some other important scholarship resources include:
- Searchable scholarship databases: , and .
- : This unique center for current UCLA students helps you identify available scholarships, regardless of income level. Services include counseling and workshops.
一道本不卡免费高清Don’t forget to check organizations in your hometown, such as the Rotary Club and AmeriCorps, that offer scholarships for community service.
Available to U.S. residents:
University Grants一道本不卡免费高清: These need-based grants demonstrate UCLA’s commitment to affordability. Recipients must complete and submit the FAFSA or DREAM Act Application annually by March 2.
Please note: Financial aid supported by funds from the State of California is not available to nonresident students enrolling at UCLA. However, the UCLA Financial Aid and Scholarships office will assist nonresident domestic students with federal financial aid, private loans, advice on scholarships and merit-based aid, where available.
There are flexible payment options and other discounts, as well as delayed repayment options. Interest paid on student loans is tax-deductible.
Families can also withdraw money from their 401(k) or 403(b) retirement savings accounts. Withdrawals are penalty-free when the money is used to pay for education.
一道本不卡免费高清The government offers tax benefits and credits for higher education. For details, check your tax preparation software or ask your tax preparer.
Where to Go for More Information
We are dedicated to helping make your mychablais.comcation affordable. If you have questions about financial aid, .