Tuition and Fees by Professional Degree Program, Universitywide, 1994-95 to 2010-11
Many of UC's professional degree programs charge a professional degree fee in addition to mandatory systemwide fees, campus-based fees and, when appropriate, non-resident tuition.
In 2009-10, professional degree fees were charged to students enrolled in business, dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health, public policy, theatre, film and television, international relations and pacific studies, veterinary medicine and preventive veterinary medicine.
For 2010-11, the University also will charge professional degree fees for programs in architecture, environmental design, information management, physical therapy, social welfare and urban planning on selected campuses.
In 2009-10, professional degree fees ranged from $4,000 for preventive veterinary medicine at Davis to $25,675 for business at Berkeley.
The graph above shows professional degree fees that were charged in professional programs housed at multiple campuses. Not shown are professional degree fees at individual campuses; these include Optometry (Berkeley); Theater, Film & Television (Los Angeles); International Relations and Pacific Studies (San Diego); and Veterinary Medicine (Davis).
Source: UCOP Budget and Capital Resources.
Figures represent the Universitywide median Professional Degree Fee and other charges (including systemwide Education and Registration Fees, other applicable systemwide charges, and campus-based fees) by program for a California resident student.
Charges are expressed in constant 2010-11 dollars. Inflationary adjustments relied on the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) deflator.