Tuition, Fees & the Deferred Payment Plan

Cost of Attendance
2013-14 Veterinary Student Expense Budgets

1st Year (10 months) 2nd Year (10 months) 3rd Year (10 months) 4th year (12 months)

Fees : Click here for 2013-2014 Fees From the UC Davis Budget and Institutional Analysis website, then scroll to Veterinary Medicine, D.V.M.

The amounts shown here represent, for planning purposes, estimates of 2013-14 tuition and fees for existing and proposed professional degree programs. Actual tuition, fees, and charges for 2013-14 have yet to be determined by The Regents of the University of California. Accordingly, final figures are subject to change and  may differ from the amounts shown.

Books & Supplies $3,756 $2,247 $3,385 $4,532
Housing $9,584 $9,584 $9,584 $11,501
Food $3,874 $3,874 $3,874 $4,649
Personal $2,471 $2,471 $2,471 $2,963
Transportation $1,869 $1,869 $1,869 $2,242

Out of state tuition is $12,245 per academic year in addition to above fees.  Information on establishing residence in California is on the Registrar's Office website.

Budgets are adjusted on an annual basis.  Mandatory system-wide fees and campus-based fees are subject to gubernatorial, legislative, Regental and/or campus action and may change without notice.  Actual fees may not be known until just before the start of the new academic year.  The fees include a $2,280 premium for mandatory student health insurance, which may be waived if the student shows evidence of non-campus coverage.  For current veterinary medicine student fee information, visit the UC Davis Budget and Institutional Analysis website.

Click here to view historical veterinary student registration fees.

“Personal category 1st year (10 months 2nd year (10 months) 3rd year (10 months) 4th year (12 months)
Medical/Dental/Optical $475 $475 $475 $570
Clothing/Toiletries $1158 $1158 $1158 $1388
Recreation/Incidentals $838 $838 $838 $1,004
TOTAL $2,471 $2,471 $2,471 $2,963

Note: “Personal” category does not allow for appliance, television or furniture purchases; home improvement or repairs; or contributions to charities or other organizations.

Deferred Payment Plan (DPP)

The Deferred Payment Plann (DPP) is designed to give students an opportunity to extend payment of their registration fees.  An application fee is charged to offset administration costs of the plan.

Download the Deferred Payment Plan application here.