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Rady School (Full-Time 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.

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 Full-Time MBA program.

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Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance

CA Residents

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents On Campus Off Campus
RSM CA Resident Tuition and Feesaf (View Components) $17,505 $17,505 $17,505
UC Systemwide Tuition/Fees: $12,570
UC San Diego Campus Fees: $885
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee: $3,900c
Rady Activity Fee: $150b
Housing and Meals $6,579 $13,290 $17,964
Books and Supplies $1,437 $1,437 $1,437
Transportation $2,880 $2,880 $2,880
Personal Expenses $2,424 $2,424 $2,424
RSM Basic Cost of Attendance Subtotals for CA Residents $30,825 $37,536 $42,210
RSM CA Resident Professional Degree Feed $33,948 $33,948 $33,948
RSM Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA Residents $64,773 $71,484 $76,158

Non-California Residents

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents On Campus Off Campus
RSM Basic Cost of Attendance Subtotals for CA Residents $30,825 $37,536 $42,210
RSM Non-CA Resident Professional Degree Feed $25,218 $25,218 $25,218
RSM Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuitione $15,102 $15,102 $15,102
RSM Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for Non-California Residents $71,145 $77,856 $82,530
  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, which is included in the Tuition/Fees amount.

  3. The Cost of Attendance (COA) includes the MBA Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition of $33,948 for Residents and $25,218 for Non-CA Residents.

  4. Non-California resident students pay Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition (currently estimated to be $15,102 annually) in addition to charges paid by in-state students. Along with the family’s resources, Undergraduate Non-CA residents will only be considered for Federal Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, and Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan to help meet their educational costs, if they qualify. Graduate students will be considered for Federal Direct Unsubsidized and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans. Private Education Loans are also available for domestic and international students. Inquire at the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office for lenders that accept international applicants. Loans must be repaid.

  5. 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.

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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