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Graduate Registration Fees

Find tuition and fees for the 2023–2024 academic year for UC San Diego's graduate programs. All fees are subject to change.

Note: Students in self-supporting MAS, MDSO, MPH, MS, and MSDDPM degree programs should review the fees listed for Self-Supporting Programs and the programs offered by the School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Rady School of Management.

Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year 2023–2024 may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition represent currently approved amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

Full payment of all fees is required to complete registration.

Registration Fees

Fall 2023

Winter 2024

Spring 2024

Annual Total

Registration Fee Payment Deadline
Systemwide Tuition and Fees  
Student Services Fee $402.00 $402.00 $402.00 $1,206.00
Tuition $4,088.00 $4,088.00 $4,088.00 $12,264.00
UC San Diego Fees  
Grad Student Association Fee $20.11 $20.11 $20.11 $60.33
University Center Fee $113.76 $113.76 $113.76 $341.28
RIMAC Recreation Facility Fee $95.00 $95.00 $95.00 $285.00
Canyonview Recreation Facility Fee $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $66.00
Mandatory Health Insurance $1,470.00 $1,470.00 $1,470.00 $4,410.00
CAPS/Student Mental Health Fee $35.71 $35.71 $35.71 $107.13
Student Transportation Fee $68.54 $68.54 $68.54 $205.62
Document Fee (one-time newly admitted students) $100.00 -- -- $100.00
Total for California Residents
$6,415.12 $6,315.12 $6,315.12 $19,045.36
UC San Diego Nonresident Fees
Nonresident Supplemental Tuition $5,034.00 $5,034.00 $5,034.00 $15,102.00
Total for California Nonresidents
$11,449.12 $11,349.12 $11,349.12 $34,147.36

Other Fees:

  • UCGPC Systemwide Fee: ($7.00 annually, effective Fall 2023) fee assessed $3.00 Fall quarter, $2.00 Winter quarter, $2.00 Spring quarter
  • International Student Visa Administration Fee: All first-time enrolled international first-year, transfer and graduate students will be assessed a one-time visa administration fee of $100.00 during their admitted term, effective Fall 2018.
  • Health Insurance: Health insurance is required as a condition of enrollment. Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) however, students already covered by an insurance plan may qualify for a health fee waiver. Please see the Student Health Insurance Plan page for more information, including waiver criteria, submission process and deadline.

  • CAPS/Student Mental Health Fee: Per quarter fee, effective Fall 2020.

  • Non-California Residents:

    • See Residence for Tuition Purposes.

    • Nonresident Supplemental Tuition for graduate students who have advanced to candidacy by the beginning of the term is reduced to $0.00 for a maximum of three (3) consecutive years.

Cost of Attendance

To see estimated cost of attendance information that includes tuition and fees, living expenses (i.e. food and housing), books, course materials, and more, please see the Financial Aid and Scholarships Cost of Attendance page.