Higher Roi Starts Here

There are numerous ways to financially support your next phase of development. In fact, approximately 75 percent of your classmates will choose some form of financial assistance, and half of students receive fellowships. Below are financing options domestic and foreign students can review. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our financial aid office for more information about opportunities and requirements.


Consider Your Budget


All UCLA Anderson students are assigned a budget for the cost of education, including student charges, living expenses, books and supplies, and more. Please note the first-year budget includes a computer allowance and Orientation living expenses. You may receive fellowships and/or loans up to the amount of your expected budget for the academic year.

Estimated 2017–2018 Student Budget1

Budget Item
Estimated Student Charges2 58,588
UC Student Health Insurance Plan 4,318
Room/Board 21,473
Computer Allowance (1st year only) 986
Books/Supplies 1,073
Travel 4,652
Personal 4,787
Loan Fees 1,233
Total $97,110

1Budget listed is for one academic year. 

2The student charges posted to the student billing statements are estimates based on existing amounts. These figures may not be final. Accordingly, final approved student charges (and thus a student’s final balance due) may differ from the amounts shown.



Financing Requirements

FAFSA UCLA's Title IV School Code is 001315. Parental information not required for graduate students. FAFSA Jan–Sep
Electronic Financial Aid Notification (e-FAN) Beginning in August of each year, the UCLA Central Financial Aid Office begins sending out electronic Financial Aid Notifications (e-FANs) which reflect your actual award. On this form, you are required to accept or decline awards offered. FAO Aug–Sep
Master Promissory Note (MPN) All first-time federal loan borrowers are required to sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN) Federal Student Loans Aug–Sep
Debt Management / Entrance Interview Session All first-time federal loan borrowers are required to complete a Debt Management / Entrance Interview Session that can be accessed at www.loans.ucla.edu. UCLA Loans Aug–Sep
Bruin Direct In order to receive the remainder of your aid once your fees have been paid, we recommend that you sign up for Bruin Direct, a service whereby the university deposits any refund directly into your checking account. You can sign up for Bruin Direct at www.sfs.finance.ucla.edu. Bruin Direct Sep
California Residency If you attended high school for at least three years in the state of California then you may qualify for AB 540 status, which waves your non-resident program fees. Nonresident students can apply for residency for the second year in the program (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only). The Residence Deputy requires documentation of your intent and length of residence, including, but not limited to: It is strongly recommended that all non-resident students initiate this process at the start of the fall term. UCLA Registrar's Office Sep

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