J.D. Cost of Attendance

FALL 2020 SPRING 2021 ANNUAL
Enrollment Fee* $21,743 $21,743 $43,486
Activity Fee** $157 $157
MBE Support Fee*** $120 $120
Health Services Fee $433 $432 $865
UCSHIP Insurance Premium**** $2,138 $2,992 $5,130
Total Resident Fees $24,591 $25,167 $49,758
Non-Californian Resident Tuition $3,000 $3,000 $6,000
Total Non-Resident Tuition and Fees $27,591 $28,167 $55,758

For more information about California residency eligibility, please see Residency Requirements page. Veterans should visit this page for more information about benefits, eligibility, and other useful information. Please visit the Fiscal Office tuition & fees page for more information on payment policies.

2020 – 2021 Living Expenses

Expense Category Annual Expense Monthly Expense
Books & Supplies $1,496 N/A
Housing & Utilities $17,892 $1,988
Food $3,240 $360
Personal Expenses $2,697 $299
Transportation $1,939 N/A
Loan Fees $2,398 N/A

These figures are reasonable estimates of expenses students should expect to incur during the nine-month academic year, mid-August to mid-May. Additional expenses such as housing deposits, credit card debt, or car payments cannot be included in the budget.

Please visit this page for the details about the 2019 – 2020 Cost of Attendance.

*Tuition and Fees are subject to legislative, gubernatorial, and UC Hastings Board of Directors action and may change without notice.
** The Activity Fee is charged annually. Students who attend in the Spring semester but not the Fall semester are charged the Activity Fee in the Spring semester.
***Software the college is requiring each student to have.
**** The UCSHIP Insurance Premium may be waived with proof of alternate insurance. Contact Student Health Services at (415) 565-4612 for more information.