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Rady School of Management’s Master of Professional Accountancy 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 determine how much money you need to attend UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management's Master of Professional Accountancy Program (MoPA), 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)
Academic Year Tuition and Fees (View Components) $64,524
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $62,250
UC Systemwide Student Services Fee: $1,128
UC San Diego Campus-based Fees: $996
RADY Activity Fee: $150
Quarter Tuition and Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Spring 2022
UC San Diego Tuition and Fees $21,165 $21,165 $19,920
UC Systemwide and Campus-based Fees $708 $708 $708
Rady Activity Fee $150 $0 $0
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $1,307 $1,307 $1,307
Housing and Meals $5,926 $5,926 $5,926
Books and Supplies6 $0 $0 $0
Personal Expenses $420 $420 $420
Transportation Expenses $498 $498 $498
Quarter Cost of Attendance $30,174 $30,024 $28,779
Housing and Meals $17,778
Books and Supplies6 $0
Personal Expenses $1,260
Transportation Expenses $1,494
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $3,921
MPAc Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residentse $88,977
  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 $3,855. Students may opt out of the UC Student Health Insurance Plan. For additional UC SHIP information, visit https://shwadmin.ucsd.edu/uc-ship/index.html.

  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 (ucsd.edu).

  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 graduateprograms@rady.ucsd.edu. Please include “MoPA Course Materials Opt-Out” in your email subject line.

  7. Rady Master of Professional Accountancy students pay $1,245 per credit unit. The academic year is based on a student living off-campus and enrolled in 17 credit units Fall term, 17 credit units Winter term, and 16 credit units Spring term. Actual units taken may vary based on each student’s enrollment. The 9-month Rady Master of Professional Accountancy Program requires a minimum of 50 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: 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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