Fees

ACADEMIC COURSES

Over 1000 UCLA academic courses are offered during the summer in two sessions, Session A and Session C .

While the majority of courses are 6-weeks long, a small number of courses in Session A last for 8-10 weeks. If you are interested in a course that is offered during Session A, please be sure to check the Schedule of Classes to verify the course length. All Session C courses are 6-weeks long.

 

2017 SESSION SCHEDULE FOR ACADEMIC COURSES
SESSION WEEKS START DATE END DATE
Session A 6 weeks June 26, 2017 August 4, 2017
Session A 8 weeks June 26, 2017 August 18, 2017
Session A 9 weeks June 26, 2017 August 25, 2017
Session A 10 weeks June 26, 2017 September 1, 2017
Session C 6 weeks August 7, 2017 September15, 2017

For an estimate of your summer fees for academic courses, please select student category and the total number of units you'd like to take below. You can refer to Schedule of Classes to find out how many units each of your summer courses carries.

Summer fee assessment and policies vary by student types. To understand how your fees will be calculated, it's important to know whether you are considered a current UC student or a non-UC student. In addition, those who are considered international students for Summer Sessions registration purposes are subject to additional charges. Below you will find the criteria for current UC and non-UC international student statuses.


CURRENT UC STUDENT

To qualify as a current matriculated UC student for summer registration purposes, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:

  • Admitted student with an active winter and/or spring term and a degree expected term after the end of the summer term
  • Incoming freshman or transfer student who has officially accepted the admission offer by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register to the university
  • Admitted student returning from a leave of absence (excluding students on probation or subject to dismissal) with a degree expected term after the end of the summer term

If you do not meet any of these requirements, you will be considered a non-UC US student.


NON-UC INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Living outside the U.S. or being a citizen of a different country doesn't automatically classify a student as international. If you answer NO to ALL of the questions below, you are an international student for summer registration purposes and will require an F-1 visa to participate:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
  • Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
  • Do you intend to enroll only in academic courses that are offered completely online?

International students may enroll in a minimum of 8 units and a maximum of 20 units per session. Most courses are valued at 4 or 5 units each. We recommend taking 8 to 12 units due to the intensive course format. Please note that If you answered YES to at least one question, you are considered a non-UC US student for our registration purposes.

This is only an estimate intended to help you plan your summer; the actual amount may vary depending on various factors such as your verified student status, time of enrollment , or other miscellaneous fees that may apply such as the document fee and materials use fees.

A non-refundable late fee of $50 will be assessed for each course added after Friday of second week of the session. No late fees are assessed if a student is re-adding a class that was dropped, switching sections of the same class, or adding any 99, 195-199, 596-599 courses.

The estimate includes all applicable fees from the following categories based on your responses:

Campus Based Fees
Current UCLA students for UCLA Summer Sessions registration purposes are assessed theses campus based fees. The campus fees are waived for UCLA students enrolled in online courses only. Please note that "hybrid" courses that have components offered both online and on the UCLA campus are not considered online courses for summer registration purposes.

 

To view a full list of online courses offered during the summer, please click here. See the middle column for online course fee estimates.

$115.47 (UCLA Undergraduate )
$67.20 (UCLA Grad. Student )

 

Other University fees for UCLA undergraduate students include the following:
  • Undergraduate Students Association Fee: $30.99
  • PLEDGE Fee:$17.28
  • Ackerman Student Union Fee: $12.60
  • Ackerman/Kerckhoff Seismic Fee: $22.80
  • Wooden Center Fee: $10.20
  • SPARC Fee: $21.60
Other University fees for UCLA undergraduate students include the following:
  • Ackerman Student Union Fee: $12.60
  • Ackerman/Kerckhoff Seismic Fee: $22.80
  • Wooden Center Fee: $10.20
  • SPARC Fee: $21.60
Registration Fee
All visiting students are assessed the registration fee. The registration fee is waived for non-UC summer visiting students that are enrolled in online courses only. Please note that "hybrid" courses that have components offered both online and on the UCLA campus are not considered online courses for summer registration purposes.

 

To view a full list of online courses offered during the summer, please click here.

$150 (Visiting UC)
$350 (Non-UC US)
$790 (Non-UC international )

Living outside the U.S. or being a citizen of a different country doesn't automatically classify a student as international. If you answer no to ALL of the questions below, you are an international student for summer registration purposes and will require an F-1 visa to participate:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
  • Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
  • Do you intend to enroll only in academic courses that are offered completely online?

 

International students may enroll in a minimum of 8 units and a maximum of 20 units per session. Most courses are valued at 4 or 5 units each. We recommend taking 8 to 12 units due to the intensive course format.

 

Please note that If you answered yes to at least one question, you are considered a non-UC, visiting US student for our registration purposes.

Per-Unit Fee $273 (UC undergraduate)
$342 per unit (all others)

IEI Fee $61 per summer (students without a bachelor's degree)

Health Insurance
Health insurance is a federal requirement for all international students – no exceptions. To protect students from the high cost of health care in the United States, UCLA automatically enrolls all registered international students in a two-part health insurance plan. The cost of the combined plans is $375.
$375 (Non-UC international)

iStart@UCLA Fee

All registered international students are required to complete the iStart pre-arrival online orientation. This orientation is designed to help answer any questions you might have about your summer at UCLA.

$59 (Non-UC international)


NOTES: All fees are subject to change without prior notice. During registration, all summer visiting students including UC students will be assessed a non-refundable deposit, which will apply toward the summer balance. Deposits are not required for UCLA students. However, the non-refundable processing fee of $150 will be assessed if all courses are dropped regardless of whether instruction has begun.

 

 

ONLINE COURSES

Many UCLA academic courses are offered online during the summer in Session A and Session C .

Session A will begin on June 20 and Session C on August 1 in 2016. While the majority of courses are 6-week long, a small number of courses in Session A last for 8-10 weeks. If you are interested in a course that is offered during Session A, please be sure to check the Schedule of Classes to verify the course length. All Session C courses are 6-week long.

 

2016 SESSION SCHEDULE FOR ACADEMIC COURSES
SESSION WEEKS START DATE END DATE
Session A 6 weeks June 20, 2016 July 29, 2016
Session A 8 weeks June 20, 2016 August 12, 2016
Session A 9 weeks June 20, 2016 August 19, 2016
Session A 10 weeks June 20, 2016 August 26, 2016
Session C 6 weeks August 1, 2016 September 9, 2016

If you wish to enroll in online courses only , please select student category and the total number of units you'd like to take below for an estimate of your summer fees for online courses. You can refer to Schedule of Classes to find out how many units each of your summer online courses carries.

The campus/registration fee is waived for students enrolled in online courses only. Online courses provide students from other UC campuses, around the country and the world with the opportunity to experience what UCLA has to offer without having to travel to UCLA. This means no visa, no minimum unit restrictions, and no hassle to arrange housing. Please note that "hybrid" courses that have components offered both online and on the UCLA campus are not considered online courses for summer registration purposes.

 

To view a full list of online courses offered during the summer, please click here. If you enroll in a course that has any on-campus component, you will be subject to regular academic course fee assessment, of which an estimate is available in the left column, under ACADEMIC COURSES.

Summer fee assessment and policies vary by student types. To understand how your fees will be calculated, it's important to know whether you are considered a current UC student or a non-UC student. In addition, those who are considered international students for Summer Sessions registration purposes are subject to additional charges. Below you will find the criteria for current UC and non-UC international student statuses.


CURRENT UC STUDENT

To qualify as a current matriculated UC student for summer registration purposes, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:

  • Admitted student with an active winter and/or spring term and a degree expected term after the end of the summer term
  • Incoming freshman or transfer student who has officially accepted the admission offer by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register to the university
  • Admitted student returning from a leave of absence (excluding students on probation or subject to dismissal) with a degree expected term after the end of the summer term

If you do not meet any of these requirements, you will be considered a non-UC US student.


NON-UC INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Living outside the U.S. or being a citizen of a different country doesn't automatically classify a student as international. If you answer NO to ALL of the questions below, you are an international student for summer registration purposes and will require an F-1 visa to participate:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
  • Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
  • Do you intend to enroll only in academic courses that are offered completely online?

International students may enroll in a minimum of 8 units and a maximum of 20 units per session. Most courses are valued at 4 or 5 units each. We recommend taking 8 to 12 units due to the intensive course format. Please note that If you answered YES to at least one question, you are considered a non-UC US student for our registration purposes.

This is only an estimate intended to help you plan your summer; the actual amount may vary depending on various factors such as your verified student status, time of enrollment , or other miscellaneous fees that may apply such as the document fee and materials use fees.

A non-refundable late fee of $50 will be assessed for each course added after Friday of second week of the session. No late fees are assessed if a student is re-adding a class that was dropped, switching sections of the same class, or adding any 99, 195-199, 596-599 courses.

The estimate includes all applicable fees from the following categories based on your responses:

Per-Unit Fee $273 (UC undergraduate)
$342 per unit (all others)

IEI Fee $61 per summer (students without a bachelor's degree)


NOTES: All fees are subject to change without prior notice. During registration, all summer visiting students including UC students will be assessed a non-refundable deposit, which will apply toward the summer balance. Deposits are not required for UCLA students. However, the non-refundable processing fee of $150 will be assessed if all courses are dropped regardless of whether instruction has begun.

 

 

SUMMER INSTITUTES

Summer Institutes offer the breadth and depth of UCLA's academic rigor in an environment that allows you to share a unique hands-on learning experience. Programs vary in eligibility and format.

PRECOLLEGE SUMMER INSTITUTES

Precollege Summer Institutes are designed for advanced high school students who wish to gain college-level experience. Most of the Precollege Summer Institutes offer mandatory or optional housing with full supervision.

High school students who are 14 years of age or older by September 1 may participate in our Precollege Summer Institutes. If you do not meet the age requirement but wish to participate in one of the programs, please contact us at institutes@summer.ucla.edu.
Please note that the following programs do NOT offer housing or supervision outside of the instruction or program activities:

GAME LAB SUMMER INSTITUTE

WRITING WORKSHOP SUMMER INSTITUTE

 

For a fee estimate, please select student category and the program you'd like to take below.

Summer fee assessment and policies vary by student types. To understand how your fees will be calculated, it's important to know whether you are considered a current UC student or a non-UC student. In addition, those who are considered international students for Summer Sessions registration purposes are subject to additional charges. Below you will find the criteria for current UC and non-UC international student statuses.


CURRENT UC STUDENT

If you are a graduating high school senior and will be attending a UC as an incoming first-year, you will be considered a UC student as long as you have officially accepted the admission offer by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register to the university.


NON-UC INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Living outside the U.S. or being a citizen of a different country doesn't automatically classify a student as international. If you answer NO to ALL of the questions below, you are an international student for summer registration purposes and will require an F-1 visa to participate:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
  • Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
  • Do you intend to enroll only in academic courses that are offered completely online?

If you answered to NO to all of the above and are looking for a Precollege Summer Institute that is F-1 visa eligible, please note that the ACTING AND PERFORMANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE carries 8 units of UC credit, satisfying the F-1 visa eligibility. For this reason, if you identify yourself as Non-UC international high school student, only those two programs will be available in the drop-down box below as your program options and you will see your estimated summer fees including additional charges applicable to non-UC international students.


All other Precollege Summer Institutes do not satisfy the requirements for an I-20 form to be issued. If you are interested in any of those programs and have answered to NO to all of the three questions above, please be sure to consult your local US embassy/consulate for visa options prior to registering as an I-20 form required for an F-1 visa may not be issued.

COLLEGE/PROFESSIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTES

College/Professional Summer Institutes deliver instructions that go beyond the traditional classroom.

For a fee estimate, please select student category and the program you'd like to take below.

Summer fee assessment and policies vary by student types. To understand how your fees will be calculated, it's important to know whether you are considered as a current UC student or a non-UC student. In addition, those who are considered as international students for Summer Sessions registration purposes are subject to additional charges. Below you will find the criteria for current UC student and non-UC international student statuses.


CURRENT UC STUDENT

To qualify as a current matriculated UC student for summer registration purposes, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:

  • Admitted student with an active winter and/or spring term and a degree expected term after the end of the summer term
  • Incoming freshman or transfer student who has officially accepted the admission offer by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register to the university
  • Admitted student returning from a leave of absence (excluding students on probation or subject to dismissal) with a degree expected term after the end of the summer term


If you do not meet any of these requirements, you will be considered a non-UC US student.


NON-UC INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Living outside the U.S. or being a citizen of a different country doesn't automatically classify a student as international. If you answer NO to ALL of the questions below, you are an international student for summer registration purposes and will require an F-1 visa to participate:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
  • Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
  • Do you intend to enroll only in academic courses that are offered completely online?

Most of our College/Professional Summer Institutes satisfy the requirements for an I-20 form to be issued and are eligible for an F-1 visa. If you identify yourself as a non-UC international student with or without a bachelor's degree, the drop-down box below will only display those programs that are F-1 visa eligible and the estimate will include additional charges that apply to non-UC international students.

NOTES: For more detailed information, please visit the website of the program you are interested in. The estimate provided here is intended to help you plan your summer and includes the unit fees , the fees for supplemental curricular activities and a mandatory residential plan, if applicable, and the IEI fee, as well as health insurance and iStart@UCLA fee . The actual amount can vary depending on various factors such as your verified student status, or other miscellaneous fees that may apply such as the document fee and materials use fees. All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Until the applicable payment deadline, all applicants including UCLA students will be assessed a non-refundable deposit, which will apply toward the summer balance, during registration. After the payment deadline, full payment of the program fee is required to complete registration. For those programs which require instructor consent for admission, applicants will not be prompted to pay until approval is granted.

for non-UC international students. The fee for an optional residential plan, if applicable, will display separately.

Summer fees reflect the total number of units you enroll in.

 

2016 UNIT FEES

UC Undergraduate: $273 per unit

All others: $342 per unit

Health insurance is a federal requirement for all international students – no exceptions. To protect students from the high cost of health care in the United States, UCLA automatically enrolls all registered international students in a two-part health insurance plan. The cost of the combined plans is $375.

All registered international students are required to complete the iStart pre-arrival online orientation. This orientation is designed to help answer any questions you might have about your summer at UCLA.