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Rady School of Management’s Part-Time Master of Business Administration Flex Evening ProgramCost of Attendance for 2021-2022

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.

Use this estimated cost of attendance to help determine how much money you need to attend UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management's Part-Time Master of Business Administration Flex Evening Program (MBA), and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal. Your actual costs may differ.

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Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance

California Residents and Non-California Residents

Cost of Attendance Academic Year (33 weeks) and Summer 2022 (10 weeks)
Academic Year and Summer Tuition and Fees (View Components) $48,828
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $38,430
RADY Activity Fee: $150
UC Per Unit Program Summer Costs: $10,248
Quarter Tuition and Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Spring 2022 Summer 2022
UC San Diego Rady Tuition and Fees $15,372 $11,529 $11,529 $10,248
UC Mandatory Health Insurance Fee $1,307 $1,307 $1,307 $0
Rady Activity Fee $150 $0 $0 $0
Housing and Meals $5,926 $5,926 $5,926 $5,387
Books and Supplies6 $0 $0 $0 $0
Personal Expenses $420 $420 $420 $382
Transportation Expenses $498 $498 $498 $453
Quarter Cost of Attendance $23,673 $19,680 $19,680 $16,470
Housing and Meals $23,165
Books and Supplies6 $0
Personal Expenses $1,642
Transportation Expenses $1,947
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $3,921
FlexMBA Evening Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residents $79,503
  1. The Cost of Attendance (COA) does not include the Document fee of $100. COA and award packages are automatically adjusted for incoming students.

  2. The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the $150 annual Rady Student Activity fee.

  3. The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) of $3,921. Students may opt out of the UC Student Health Insurance Plan. For additional UC SHIP information, visit

  4. Non-California resident and international students are not charged a Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition cost. Non-California residents will be considered for Federal Direct Loans only. International students will also be billed a one-time International Student Visa Administration fee of $100. International students may apply for Private Education Loans to assist with educational costs.

  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 and can refer to the graduate student cost of attendance budgets for the various components and costs Graduate Students Cost of Attendance (

  6. Books and Supply costs are included in each term’s fees amount and are provided to each student. *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.

  7. Rady FlexMBA Evening students pay $1,281 per credit unit. The academic year cost of attendance 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 24-30-month Rady FlexMBA Evening Program requires 92 credit units for completion.

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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