Application fees

Find out when and how to pay application fees, and learn under what circumstances waivers of application fees may be granted.

When to pay application fee

How and when do I pay the application fee?


Credit card payments are due at the time you submit the online application.

Time limit for check or money order?

If I choose to pay the application fee by check or money order, is there a time limit to pay it?

 

There is not a specific time limit, but applicants who choose to pay the application fee via check or money order will not have their applications processed or considered for admission until the application fee has been received.

Waiver of the application fee

Can I apply for a waiver of the application fee?

 

UC Davis offers application fee waivers only to applicants who have participated in or are affiliated with some particular programs.  See this link for further information:

https://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/prospective-students/admissions-application/steps-applying

At the above link, scroll down to find the information about waivers under the application fee information.

App fee waiver for international students

Can international students request a waiver of the application fee?


The application fee is firmly required and can not be waived or deferred for international students. Applications will not be processed or reviewed for admission until after the application fee has been paid.