Paying for UCI


Understand your financial aid options and on-campus resources available to help fund your UCI education.

Paying for your education is within your reach


You and your family have made one of the most important decisions of your life, and we at UCI want to be part of your journey. College is an investment in you, and the University of California wants to partner with you as you explore your career goals.

Paying for UCI


This is just an overview of what’s available to you, including aid from the federal and state governments, the University, as well as private donors and sponsors.

The Net Price Calculator


The Net Price Calculator is designed to help you estimate the cost of education and type of aid you might qualify for financial aid at UCI. Please read the introductions before using the estimator.

FAFSA4caster


If you are not ready to complete a FAFSA, you can always complete the FAFSA4caster. It is an estimator tool that can help you plan. Although, don’t forget to do the “real” FAFSA later. 

 

Additional Resources


Looking for Information about financial aid and affordability at UCI? The University of California is ready to help you achieve your goal.

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  • 57% Pay No Tuition

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Plan ahead…mark your calendar


With financial aid comes a score of important dates and deadlines that need to stay on your radar. Here are just a few to keep in mind.

Looking for MyAid?


Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website to access your financial aid files through MyAid

Need to chat with Financial Aid?


Hop on the QLESS to schedule a phone appointment.

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