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Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation 2019-2020 (Full-Time, 12 Months) Cost of Attendance for 2019-2020

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.

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Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance

CA Residents and Non-California Residents

Cost of Attendance Summer 2019 (5 weeks) and Academic Year (33 weeks)
Summer and Academic Year Tuition/Fees(View Components)acf $36,630
UC Per Unit Program Summer Costs: $11,504
UC Systemwide Student Services Summer Fee: $105
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $23,008
UC Systemwide Student Services Academic Year Fee: $1,128
UC San Diego Campus-based Academic Year Fees: $885
Quarter Tuition/Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
UC Mandatory Tuition and Feesacf $11,504 $9,347 $9,347 $4,314
UC Systemwide Student Services Fee $105 $376 $376 $376
UC San Diego Campus-based Fees * $295 $295 $295
UC Mandatory Health Insurance Feeb $899 $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Housing and Mealse $4,355 $5,988 $5,988 $5,988
Books and Supplies $348 $479 $479 $479
Transportation $698 $960 $960 $960
Personal Expenses $588 $808 $808 $808
Quarter Cost of Attendance $18,497 $19,553 $19,553 $14,520
Housing and Mealse $22,319
Books and Supplies $1,785
Transportation $3,578
Personal Expenses $3,012
Health Insurance Feeb $4,799
MAS-MBC Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residentsd $72,123
  1. All new UC San Diego professional and graduate students will be billed a one-time Document fee of $100, which is not included in the Tuition/Fees amount.

  2. The Cost of Attendance (COA) for the academic year includes the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) of $3,900 and as part of the UC Student Health Insurance Early Start Plan, the Summer premium is $899.08. 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.

  3. All new UC San Diego international students will be assessed a one-time Visa Administration fee of $100, which is not included in the Tuition/Fees amount.

  4. The SIO MAS-MBC CA and Non-CA Resident Basic Budget Total is $72,123. Students enrolled in the SIO MAS-MBC Program are not charged Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition.

  5. The COA above is based on a student living off-campus. A student living on-campus or living with a parent will have a different COA.

  6. SIO MAS-MBC students pay $719 per credit unit. Summer term is based on 16 credit units taken. The academic year is based on 13 credit units Fall term, 13 credit units Winter term, and 6 credit units Spring term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The SIO MAS-MBC Program requires 48 completed credit units and is a 12-month program.

For off-campus rental options, including market costs for one-bedroom apartments and other housing arrangements, please refer to the UC San Diego Off-Campus Housing Services website: https://offcampushousing.ucsd.edu/. Please keep in mind, the Cost of Attendance listed above is based on actual student average expenses.

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