Freshman Summer Start Program

Cost of Attendance


The cost of attendance for FSSP is variable, depending on the number of units that you choose to enroll in to meet your individual educational goals. Keep in mind that international and out-of-state students pay the same amount as California residents during the summer term!

For information about affordability options, please visit Financial Aid & Savings.

Estimated Program Cost

Variable Costs

Per-unit course fee 

Per-unit technology fee (only applicable to Letters & Science courses)

Housing and meals*

*Estimated fees based on triple occupancy. Cost is higher with single or double occupancy.

Fixed Costs

Non-refundable application fee

Non-refundable programming and activity fee

Campus-based fee

UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP)* 

*All UC students are required to have medical insurance. Click to learn more about UC SHIP or to waive coverage. 



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