2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduateEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley is $14,253 for California residents and $44,007 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for UC Berkeley is $14,322 for California residents and $44,854 for out-of-state students.
The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 0.49% for California residents and increased by 1.92% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 5.30% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 4.50% from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount ($11,912) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($31,914 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$14,184 $43,176$23,033
2019-2020$14,253$44,007$24,253
Change % 2019-20200.49%1.92%5.30%
2020-2021$14,322$44,854$25,538
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $14,187 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $29,289 for the academic year 2019-2020.
The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at UC Berkeley is $14,243 for California residents and $29,345 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been risen by 0.40% for California residents and increased by 0.19% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount ($13,650) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,398 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$14,131 $29,233$23,033
2019-2020$14,187$29,289$24,253
Change % 2019-20200.40%0.19%5.30%
2020-2021$14,243$29,345$25,538
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $57,600 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $79,000 for University of California-Berkeley graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$57,600$66,400$49,800
7 Years After Graduation$57,600--
8 Years After Graduation$68,100--
9 Years After Graduation$72,600--
10 Years After Graduation$79,000$90,700$69,200

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees, we estimate 4-year tuition at UC Berkeley for future and prospective students. For the students who were admitted in Fall 2020, the estimated 4-year tuition is $58,896 for California residents and $185,777 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$14,439$14,627$14,818$15,012$58,896
Out-of-State$44,961$45,936$46,931$47,949$185,777
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$14,627$14,818$15,012$15,208$59,665
Out-of-State$45,936$46,931$47,949$48,988$189,804
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$14,818$15,012$15,208$15,406$60,444
Out-of-State$46,931$47,949$48,988$50,050$193,919
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,012$15,208$15,406$15,607$61,232
Out-of-State$47,949$48,988$50,050$51,135$198,123
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$15,208$15,406$15,607$15,811$62,032
Out-of-State$48,988$50,050$51,135$52,244$202,418
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2020, the estimated 4-years COA is $165,334 for California residents and $292,215 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of California-Berkeley.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$40,128$40,911$41,803$42,716$165,334
Out-of-State$70,650$72,219$73,839$75,507$292,215
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$40,911$41,725$42,639$43,574$168,651
Out-of-State$72,219$73,839$75,507$77,225$298,791
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$41,725$42,570$43,505$44,464$172,089
Out-of-State$73,839$75,507$77,225$78,993$305,565
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$42,570$43,445$44,403$45,384$175,646
Out-of-State$75,507$77,225$78,993$80,811$312,537
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$43,445$44,349$45,330$46,336$179,322
Out-of-State$77,225$78,993$80,811$82,679$319,708
Last year, 57% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $89,362 for California residents and $216,243 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of California-Berkeley.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$21,135$21,918$22,810$23,723$89,362
Out-of-State$51,657$53,226$54,846$56,514$216,243
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$21,918$22,732$23,646$24,581$92,679
Out-of-State$53,226$54,846$56,514$58,232$222,819
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$22,732$23,577$24,512$25,471$96,117
Out-of-State$54,846$56,514$58,232$60,000$229,593
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,577$24,452$25,410$26,391$99,674
Out-of-State$56,514$58,232$60,000$61,818$236,565
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,452$25,356$26,337$27,343$103,350
Out-of-State$58,232$60,000$61,818$63,686$243,736

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of California-Berkeley.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of California-Berkeley 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,253$870$24,253$44,007$870 $24,253
Graduate$14,187 $870$24,253$29,289 $870$24,253


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