Oct 24, 2017. California Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed a law that could make the first year of community college free to all if funding is allocated and the schools adopts. UC's $12,630 in tuition and system wide fees are $1,800 more than the national average for doctoral-granting universities, according to the study. In-state full tuition at the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) has risen…