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Costs of Attendance for Graduate Students 2018-2019

See UC San Diego's estimated basic costs of attendance for graduate students for 2018-2019.

Use these estimated costs of attendance to help decide how much money you'll need to attend UC San Diego and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal. Your actual costs may differ.

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Estimated Costs of Attendance for Graduate Students 2018-2019

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Living with parents

On campus

Off campus

Tuition and Fees

CA Resident Tuition/Fees $17,066 $17,066 $17,066

UC Systemwide Tuition/Fees $12,630
UC San Diego Campus Fees $827
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $3,609

Housing and Meals

$6,369 $14,146 $18,220

Books and Supplies

$1,372 $1,372 $1,372

Transportation

$2,748 $2,748 $2,748

Personal Expenses

$2,316 $2,324 $2,315
Estimated CA Resident Cost Totalsb $29,871 $37,656 $41,721


 

Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuitiond $15,102 $15,102 $15,102
Non-CA Resident Cost Totalsb $44,973 $52,758 $56,823

a) All new UC San Diego Graduate students will be billed a one-time Document Fee of $100.
b) The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) of $3,609. Students may opt out of the UC Student Health Insurance Plan. For additional UC SHIP information, visit https://wellness.ucsd.edu/studenthealth/insurance/uc-ship/Pages/default.aspx.
c) "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."
d) Non-California resident students applying for financial aid: Non-California residents pay Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition (currently estimated to be $15,102 annually) in addition to charges paid by in-state students. Graduate students (resident and non-resident) will only be considered for Federal Direct Unsubsidized and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans to help meet their educational costs. Loans must be repaid.

Note: Professional graduate students in the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) formerly IR/PS, the RADY School of Management, the Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) and other self-supporting programs will have different fees and costs of attendance.

Important:

These figures may not be final; actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California or, as authorized, by the President of the University of California. Accordingly, final approved levels and charges may differ from the amounts shown.