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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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

The Cal-culator provides an estimate of financial aid eligibility for prospective students.
The Calculate A Balance worksheet helps students estimate how much of a refund they may receive or balance due after cost of attendance has been met.


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