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Rady School (Flex Evening Program) 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.

Course Materials Opt-Out: students may opt out of textbook and course materials coverage by emailing the Director of Graduate Student Services at Please include "Flex Course Materials Opt-Out" in your email subject line.

Use this estimated cost of attendance to help decide how much money you need to attend UC San Diego's Rady School of Management, and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal.

This cost of attendance applies to the Rady FlexMBA Evening program.

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Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance

CA Residents and Non-California Residents

Cost of Attendance Academic Year (33 weeks) and Summer 2020 (10 weeks)
Academic Year and Summer Tuition/Feesad(View Components) $46,510
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $36,000g
RADY Activity Fee: $150b
UC Per Unit Program Summer Costs: $9,760g
Quarter Tuition/Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
UC Mandatory Tuition and Feesadg $14,640 $10,980 $10,980 $9,760
UC Mandatory Health Insurance Feec $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 *
Rady Activity Feeb $50 $50 $50 *
Housing and Meals $5,988 $5,988 $5,988 $5,444
Books and Suppliese $0 $0 $0 $0
Transportation $960 $960 $960 $873
Personal Expenses $808 $808 $808 $735
Quarter Cost of Attendance $23,746 $20,086 $20,086 $16,812
Housing and Meals $23,408
Books and Suppliese $0
Transportation $3,753
Personal Expenses $3,159
Health Insurance Fee $3,900
FlexMBA Evening Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residentsf $80,730
  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. All RADY professional students are charged the $150 RADY Student Activity Fee, included in the Tuition/Fees amount.

  3. The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) of $3,900. Students may opt out of the UC Student Health Insurance Plan. For additional UC SHIP information, visit

  4. 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.

  5. Books and Supplies is included in each term’s fees amount and is provided to each student.

  6. The RADY FlexMBA Evening CA and Non-CA Resident Basic Budget Total is $80,730. Students enrolled in the RADY FlexMBA Evening Program are not charged Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition.

  7. RADY FlexMBA Evening students pay $1,220 per credit unit. The academic year is based on 12 credit units Fall term, 9 credit units Winter term, 9 credit units Spring term and 8 credit units Summer term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The 30-month RADY FlexMBA Evening Program requires 92 credit units.

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: Please keep in mind, the Cost of Attendance listed above is based on actual student average expenses.

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