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Rady School (Master of Finance) 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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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 Master of Finance 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) $67,683
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $55,440f
UC Systemwide Student Services Fees: $1,128
UC San Diego Campus-based Fees: $885
RADY Activity Fee: $150b
UC Per Unit Program Summer Costs: $10,080f
UC Mandatory Summer Fees: $105
Quarter Tuition/Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
UC Mandatory Tuition and Feesf $20,160 $20,160 $20,160 $10,080
UC Systemwide and Campus-based Fees $671 $671 $671 $105
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 $2,722
Books and Supplies $479 $479 $479 $218
Transportation $960 $960 $960 $436
Personal Expenses $808 $808 $808 $367
Quarter Cost of Attendance $30,416 $30,416 $25,376 $13,928
Housing and Meals $20,686
Books and Supplies $1,655
Transportation $3,316
Personal Expenses $2,791
Health Insurance Fee $3,900
MoF Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residentse $101,136
    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. The RADY Master of Finance CA and Non-CA Resident Basic Budget Total is $101,136. Students enrolled in the RADY Master of Finance Program are not charged Non-CA Resident Supplemental Tuition.

    6. RADY Master of Finance students pay $1,260 per credit unit. The academic year is based on 16 credit units Fall term, 16 credit units Winter term, and 16 credit units Spring term and 8 credit units Summer term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The 12 or 15-month RADY Master of Finance Program requires 52 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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