J.D. Cost of Attendance



Enrollment Fee* $21,743 $21,743 $43,486
Activity Fee** $157 $157
MBE Support Fee*** $120 $120
Health Services Fee $359 $358 $717
UCSHIP Insurance Premium**** $2,107 $2,951 $5,058
Total Resident Fees $24,486 $25,052 $49,538
Non-Californian Resident Tuition $3,000 $3,000 $6,000
Total Non-Resident Tuition and Fees $27,486 $28,052 $55,538

For more information about California residency eligibility, please seeĀ Residency Requirements page. Veterans should visit this page for more information about benefits, eligibility, and other useful information.

2019 – 2020 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 2018 – 2019 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.