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Budgets for Rady School 2017-2018 (Master of Finance)

See estimated basic budgets for education costs at UCSD's Rady School of Management for the 2017-2018 academic year.

This budget applies to the Rady Master of Finance Program Rady Master of Finance students. Your actual costs may differ. Also see all student budgets available, including budgets for other Rady programs and for other types of students. View 2017-18 Rady School of Management Registration Fees.

Use this estimated budget to help decide how much money you need to attend UCSD's Rady School of Management, and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal.

View a printer-friendly version (PDF) of this budget. Be sure to print the newly revised Rady Master of Finance budget pdf document for reference.

Estimated basic budget

Budget category Academic Year (33 weeks) Summer 2017 (10 weeks) Totals
MoF Program Fees/Books/Suppliesadfg $57,126 $9,496 $66,622
RADY Student Activity Feeb $150 *
Fall 2017f $18,992
Winter 2018f $21,366
Spring 2018f $16,618
Summer 2018f $9,496
MoF Basic Budget Subtotal $57,126 $9,946 $66,622
UCSD Health Insurance Feec $3,573 $541 $4,114
MoF Basic Budget Subtotals $60,699 $10,037 $70,736
Housing and Mealsg $18,211 $5,518 $23,729
Transportationg $2,661 $806 $3,467
Personal Expensesg $2,247 $681 $2,298
MoF CA and Non-CA Resident Basic Budget Totalsee $85,332 $13,768 $99,100



All estimated budgets are subject to changec.

a) All new entering professional and graduate students* will be billed a one-time Document Fee of $100.
b) All RADY professional students* are charged the $150 RADY Student Activity Fee.
c) Students may also opt for the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (RAFT) of $180. For additional UC SHIP information, visit https://wellness.ucsd.edu/studenthealth/insurance/uc-ship/Pages/default.aspx.
d) "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."
e) CA-Residents enrolled in the RADY Master of Finance Program are not charged a Professional Degree Fee. Non-CA Residents enrolled in the RADY Master of Finance Program are not charged a Professional Degree Fee nor a Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition Fee.
f) RADY Master of Finance students pay $1,187 per credit unit. The student budgets above are based on 16 credit units Fall, 18 credit unions Winter, and 14 credit units Spring. Summer is based on 9 credit units taken for term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The entire RADY Master of Finance Program consists of a minimum of 52 credit units total and is a 12 or 15 month program.  
g) Students may submit Budget Add-On forms with appropriate documentation for rent and utilities, transportation costs, computer purchases, Medical/Dental/Optical costs not already covered by insurance, child care and books, supplies, tutorial costs and special equipment. Submission of a request does not guarantee an approval.

* Financial Aid and Scholarships Office offers federal student loans (Unsubsidized and Graduate PLUS) and require the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Private Education Loans are also available for domestic and international students. You can inquire at the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office for lenders that accept international applicants. RADY and Graduate Division may provide other forms of financial support. You may be required to complete and submit the FAFSA to be considered for some types of awards. FAFSAs are available beginning October 1. Priority funding deadline is March 2nd.
* Students enrolling in the RADY Master of Finance Program cannot use Cal Vet Tuition Fee Waiver exemptions. RADY Master of Finance Program is self-supporting and not supported by state funds. Federal Veterans Benefits may be used.

Note: Graduate, Professional, and Doctoral students in the RADY Flex Evening or Flex Weekend Programs, RADY Master of Finance, RADY Business Analytics and other self-supporting programs will have different fee and budget costs.