Loan availability for IDP students depends on their citizenship and visa status. Non US citizens and non permanent residents are only eligible for private educational loans. See application information below.
US Citizens/Permanent Residents
- Complete UCSF's Finaid/COLS Application at UCSF Financial Aid Portal. Newly admitted students will be sent login information in late January/early February.
- E-sign Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note(s) at http://studentloans.gov. At this site you will e-sign for both the Subsidized/Unsubsidized and Graduate PLUS loans if you are interested in funding up to the total cost of attendance, including living expenses.
- Entrance Loan Counseling
- Complete UCSF's Finaid/COLS Application at UCSF Financial Aid Portal. Newly admitted students will be sent login information.
- Choose a private lender as instructed below.
Choosing and applying for a Private Loan
Here is the UC private loan lender list. Of course your choice is not limited to those institutions on our list. You may choose any lender you like that offers private educational loans. The borrower benefits listed online on the day the lender pre-approves your loan will apply to you.
Student Budget 2016-2017 – IDP 3 (year 1)
*Actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California and could be affected by increases or reductions in State funding, or other developments. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
Click here to view our current student budget details.
Click here for our current total estimated cost of attendance listed by program and year.