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Budgets for Rady School 2017-2018 (Full-Time Program)

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

This budget applies to both entering and continuing full-time Rady MBA 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 Full-Time budget pdf document for reference.

Estimated basic budget

Budget category Living with parents On campus Off campus
RSM CA Resident Tuition and Feesabc $17,169 $17,169 $17,169
UC Systemwide Tuition/Feesf $12,630 $12,630 $12,630
UCSD Campus Feesf $966 $966 $966
UCSD Health Insurance Feef $3,573 $3,573 $3,573
Housing and Mealsg $6,131 $13,734 $18,211
Books and Suppliesg $1,514 $1,514 $1,514
Transportationg $2,661 $2,661 $2,661
Personal Expensesg $2,249 $2,254 $2,247
RSM Basic Budget Subtotals $29,724 $37,332 $41,802
RSM CA Resident Professional Degree Fee $31,392 $31,392 $31,392
RSM Basic Budget Totals for CA Residents $61,116 $68,724 $73,194
RSM Additional Estimated Costs for Non-California Residents
RSM Non-CA Resident Professional Degree Fee $22,872 $22,872 $22,872
RSM Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuitione $12,245 $12,245 $12,245
RSM Basic Budget Totals
for Non-California Residents
$64,841 $72,449 $76,919



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) The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) of $3,573. 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) Non-CA Resident students applying for financial aid: Non-CA Residents pay Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition (currently estimated to be $12,245 annually) in addition to charges paid by in-state students.
f) Included in the RSM CA Resident Tuition and Fees total of $17,169.
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. FAFSAs are available beginning October 1. Priority funding deadline is March 2nd. RADY offers grants and fellowships to assist students. Federal and State Veterans Benefits may also be an option. Private Education Loans are also available.

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.