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Berkeley offers a wide range of programs designed to keep a world-class education affordable.

Use the Cal-culator to get an estimate of your financial aid eligibility.

You can use summer financial aid to study abroad, take online classes, or attend classes at another UC campus or at an approved exchange program.

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Financial Building Blocks

Start here and learn the essentials you need to know to build financial literacy.

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How to Apply

Don’t worry—we’ll help you through the process. Get the facts, the forms, and the important deadlines here.

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Who gets aid?

Nearly two-thirds of undergraduate students qualify for financial aid. Eligible graduate students may be awarded federal student loans and work-study...

Estimate Your Financial Aid

Estimate your Aid

The Cal-culator provides an estimate of financial aid eligibility for prospective students.


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dates and deadlines.

Understanding Your Commitment

Understanding Your Commitment

Learn about your responsibilities as a recipient of financial aid.

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Help academically distinguished students with financial need navigate a path to Berkeley.

Appeals & Special Circumstances

Need More Help?

Explore options for managing special circumstances affecting you or your family.