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Rady School of Management’s Master of Science in Business Analytics Full-Time Program Cost 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 decide how much money you need to attend UC San Diego’s Rady Master of Science in Business Analytics Program (MSBA), 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

CA Residents and Non-California Residents

Cost of Attendance Summer 2021 (5 weeks) and Academic Year (33 weeks)
Summer and Academic Year Tuition and Fees(View Components) $64,675
UC Per Unit Program Summer Costs: $9,960
UC San Diego Campus-based Summer Fees: $151

UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $52,290
UC Systemwide Student Services Fees: $1,128
UC San Diego Campus-based Fees: $996
Rady Activity Fee: $150
Quarter Tuition and Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Spring 2022
UC San Diego Tuition and Fees $9,960 $19,920 $16,185 $15,795
UC Student Services and Campus-based Fees $151 $708 $708 $708
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $739 $1,307 $1,307 $1,307
Rady Activity Fee $0 $150 $0 $0
Housing and Meals $2,694 $5,926 $5,926 $5,926
Books and Supplies7 $0 $0 $0 $0
Personal Expenses $191 $420 $420 $420
Transportation Expenses $226 $498 $498 $498
Quarter Cost of Attendance $13,961 $28,929 $25,044 $25,044
Housing and Meals $20,472
Books and Supplies7 $0
Personal Expenses $1,720
Transportation Expenses $1,451
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $4,660
MSBA Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residents $92,978
  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 Rady MSBA California and Non-California Resident Basic Budget Total is $92,978. Students enrolled in the Rady MSBA Program are not charged Non-California Resident Supplemental Tuition.

  6. 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 (

  7. Books and Supply costs are included in each term’s per unit fee 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 “MSBA Course Materials Opt-Out” in your email subject line.

  8. Rady Master of Science in Business Analytics students pay $1,245 per credit unit. Summer term is based on 8 credit units taken. The academic year is based on 16 credit units Fall term, 16 credit units Winter term, and 13 credit units Spring term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The 12-month Rady Master of Science in Business Analytics Program requires 50 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. You can also view additional information on current typical housing costs near UC campuses here.

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