2021 Fee Information

Summer Sessions fees are determined by your student status at the time of enrollment. Fees listed are subject to change. Please note that campus-based fees are particularly subject to change as they are decided by student vote. 

UC Students

  • Continuing UCSB students who have not graduated or declared to graduate in Spring 2021 or earlier

  • Newly admitted students to the University of California for Fall 2021

  • Visiting UC students (domestic)

  • Returning UCSB students not enrolled in Spring 2021

  • Returning UCSB International students not enrolled in Spring 2021


$279.00 per unit (no additional unit fees after 15 units)


$495.45 campus-based fee


$325.00 (visa administrative fee for returning International students if enrolled in at least one in-person course) 

Graduate Students

$349.00 per unit (no additional unit fees after 12 units)


$224.93 campus-based fee



All UC Students

$2.50 per unit L&S technology fee (applicable to courses in the College of Letters & Science)

Non-UC Students

  • Visiting students from non-UC institutions in the United States

  • UC students who have graduated or petitioned to graduate in a quarter prior to Summer Sessions

All Non-UC Students

$279.00 per unit


$495.45 campus-based fee


$200.00 Summer Application Fee


$2.50 per unit L&S technology fee (applicable to courses in the College of Letters & Science)

Visiting International Students

  • Visiting students from institutions outside of the United States

All Visiting International Students

$279.00 per unit


$200.00 Summer Application Fee

$495.45 campus-based fee


$525.00 Visa Administrative Fee (if enrolled in at least one in-person course)


$2.50 per unit L&S technology fee (applicable to courses in the College of Letters & Science)

Potential Fees

  • Course Materials Fees: Some courses have course Materials/Lab Fees associated with them. These fees will be charged after instruction has begun and will appear on your EBill.

  • Late-Payment Fee: $50.00

  • Lapse Fee: $100.00 for first course and $50.00 for each additional course

  • Re-Registration Fee for the current summer: $50.00 ($250.00 for prior year)

Information for Veterans

The VA Certifying Official in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships verifies enrollment for veterans and military dependents in order to issue the appropriate educational benefits. For more information, please e-mail: VeteransBenefits@sa.ucsb.edu. If you are qualified to receive the California Veterans College Tuition Fee Waiver, please submit your authorization letter to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Initial applicants go to www.cacvso.org. If you already have your authorization letter on file with the Financial Aid Office for the current academic year, your unit fees will automatically be waived. Please visit the Veterans area of the Financial Aid and Scholarships website for more information about VA Benefits at UCSB, the tuition waivercontact information and additional resources.

Fee Disclaimer

Some or all instruction for all or part of the summer sessions may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction, and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the summer sessions. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.