Cost

Certificates & Costs

Program Details and Costs

Program Length of Program Units Tuition Recommended Start
BIOSCIENCE PROGRAMS
Bioinformatics [vii] 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 Winter, Spring, Summer
Biotechnology 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
Clinical Trials Design and Management 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
Medical Devices [vii] 3 Quarters 30 units Spring,, Summer, Fall
Regulatory Affairs 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
BUSINESS PROGRAMS
Accounting [i] 3 - 4 Quarters 30 - 40 units Fall, Winter, Summer
Business Administration 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
Human Resource Management 3 Quarters 30 units $17,850 All
Marketing Management 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 Fall or Winter
Project and Program Management 3 Quarters 30 units $17,850 All
Procurement and Supply Chain Management 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
DESIGN PROGRAMS
User Experience and Web Design [ii] 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 Winter or Summer
EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Early Childhood Education [iii] 3 Quarters 35 units $11,300 Fall or Spring
TESOL[iv] 3 Quarters 30 units $11,300 Fall or Spring
TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS
Computer Programming [v] 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
Database and Data Analytics 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
Embedded Systems 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
Information Technology 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
Internet Programming and Development 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
Linux Programming and Administration 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All
Software Engineering and Quality[vi] 3 Quarters 30 units $16,100 All
VLSI Engineering 3 Quarters 30 units $15,350 All

F-1 Visa Application Deadlines

International student applications must be submitted by the following dates:
Quarter Quarter Start/End Dates If you are IN THE U.S., forms are due: If you are NOT IN THE U.S., forms are due:
Fall August 19-Dec 31 August 1 July 15
Winter January 1-March 31 December 15 November 15
Spring March 18-June 15 March 1 February 15
Summer June 3-August 31 May 15 May 1

Important Program Conditions

[i] 1. Accounting: Students who have previous accounting experience and start in the fall quarter may take Introduction to Accounting I and II together. Students without experience should take 1 required course per quarter and may require up to 4 quarters to complete the certificate.

[ii] 2. User Experience and Web Design: Practicum course is only offered in the winter and summer quarters.

[iii] 3. ECE: Practicum course is only offered in fall and spring quarters. Tuition covers 35 units for the program.

[iv] 4. TESOL: Practicum course is only offered in fall and spring quarters.

[v] 5. Computer Programming: Prior knowledge in this field is recommended for students interested in this program.

[vi] 6. Software Engineering and Quality: Prior knowledge in this field is recommended for students interested in this program.

[vii] 7. This program alone may not fulfill international student visa requirements.

Fees

Included in the program tuition cost listed above are numerous fees and apply to all students participating in the program. These fees provide coverage for the entire duration of your studies.

The fees include the following international student services: orientation, maintenance of your F-1 status, Student and Community Development course*, OPT application review, OPT support, internship placement assistance, academic programming, course registration, advising, and events that maximize your learning and career potential.

The fee also provides access to UCSC Extension resources such as our computer labs, wifi, technology, housing referrals and resources, medical insurance assistance, photo ID cards, and other general needs.

Finally, the fee also includes 2 ($40) drop fee waivers.

*The Student and Community Development course can be waived for students who have studied in the U.S. previously or can demonstrate having met the learning outcomes previously.

Fees not included:

Application Fee: Non-Refundable $150. Due at the time of application.

I-901 SEVIS Fee: $350

USCIS OPT Fee: $410

Cancellation Fee: Program tuition is refundable minus a $200 cancellation fee if enrollment is canceled at least three business days before the orientation session begins.

Express Mail Fee (optional): $50. Overseas students may request faster mail delivery for immigration document processing

Books and materials: Not included.Additional Curricular Requirements

For more information, about the 12-unit minimum, taking courses outside your program, or pursuing an internship, you can learn more about the program.

International Inquiry Form

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Speak to an international programs representative.

Call +1 (408) 450-4945

Envelope extensioninternational@ucsc.edu