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fifty-six percent of students have system-wide tuition and fees covered by gift aid

fifty-one percent of students graduated debt free

seventy-five percent of student aid comes in the form of grants scholarships and work-study

 are primarily awarded based on a student's financial need and don't have to be repaid.
  •  are awarded to students based on exceptional merit.
  •  awards allow eligible students to earn money through employment.
  •  are financial aid awards that must be repaid with interest after graduation.

    Get help with your costs:

    • The University of California  covers the UC tuition and student services fee ($12,570) for eligible California undergraduates with annual family incomes of up to $80,000.
    • The UC Davis  awards about $3,771 annually to eligible California undergraduates whose annual family incomes are between $80,000 and $120,000.
    • The California provides awards to undergraduates based on a sliding scale for family incomes up to $171,000, with a maximum annual household asset amount of $171,000.
    • , you must file either the or . For full financial aid eligibility and consideration, be sure to file your application each year by the March 2 priority deadline.