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Cost of Attendance

The cost of Transfer Edge is variable, depending on the number of units that you choose to take and the housing option you select. A variety of scholarships, grants, and incentives are offered to make this program financially accessible for everyone! For more information, visit Financial Aid & Savings. 

Commuter and Residential Options

As a Transfer Edge student, you can choose between commuter and residential options when planning your summer experience. Commuter students are expected to have local accommodations and reliable transportation to campus each day. Residential students live in the UC Santa Barbara Santa Ynez Apartments for the duration of the program and have the option to enjoy meals in the campus dining commons (though the apartments feature full kitchens!). For more details on the commuter and residential options, please explore Student Life. For information about affordability options, please visit Financial Aid & Savings

Cost Breakdown

Commuter Option

Fixed Costs

  • $535.04 Campus-based fee

  • $100.00 Program deposit (applied to unit fees when program begins)

  • $50.00 Programming and activity fee

  • $25.00 Non-refundable application fee

  • $39.80 Student technology fee 

  • $467.57 Student Health Insurance (UC SHIP)*

Variable Costs

  • $279.00 Per-unit course fee (6 units min.)

Optional Costs

  • Summer Meal Plan: varies based on selection

 

 

 

Residential Option

Fixed Costs

  • $535.04 Campus-based fee

  • $100.00 Program deposit (applied to unit fees when program begins)

  • $50.00 Programming and activity fee

  • $25.00 Non-refundable application fee

  • $39.80 Student technology fee 

  • $454.72 Student Health Insurance (UC SHIP)*

Variable Costs

  • $279.00 Per-unit course fee (6 units min.)

  • $1,100 Apartment in Santa Ynez Apartments

    • Based on a six-week residency, with two occupants per room. Rates and occupancy are subject to change.

  • Summer Meal Plan: varies based on selection

 

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

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