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Rady School of Management’s Master of Professional Accountancy Program Cost of Attendance for 2022-2023

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. For more information on each Cost of Attendance element visit our Financial Aid Terms webpage.

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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) $71,360
UC Per Unit Program Academic Year Costs: $65,000
UC Systemwide Student Services Fee: $1,152
UC San Diego Campus-based Fees: $1,053
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee: $4,005
RADY Activity Fee: $150
Quarter Tuition and Fees (View Components)
Cost of Attendance Category Fall 2022 Winter 2023 Spring 2023
UC San Diego Tuition and Fees $22,100 $22,100 $20,800
UC Systemwide and Campus-based Fees $735 $735 $70735
Rady Activity Fee $150 $0 $0
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $1,335 $1,335 $1,335
Housing and Meals $6,064 $6,064 $6,064
Books and Supplies6 $0 $0 $0
Personal Expenses $441 $441 $441
Transportation Expenses $528 $528 $528
Quarter Cost of Attendance $31,353 $31,203 $29,903
Housing and Meals $18,192
Books and Supplies6 $0
Personal Expenses $1,323
Transportation Expenses $1,584
UC San Diego Health Insurance Fee $4,005
MPAc Basic Cost of Attendance Totals for CA and Non-California Residentse $92,459
  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 $4,005. 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 “MoPA Course Materials Opt-Out” in your email subject line.

  7. Rady Master of Professional Accountancy students pay $1,300 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.

  8. The Miscellaneous personal expenses category will be adjusted, along with federal financial aid for students enrolled less than half-time (i.e. less than 6 units). Miscellaneous personal expenses are indirect costs that are not billed to your student account.

  9. Students with Dependents will be given a separate housing allowance in their cost of attendance.

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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