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Estimate of Expenses 2013 - 2014

Following is a list the list of schools with corresponding tuition and expenses requirements:

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MASTERS DEGREES

School of Peace Studies

12-month track students

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 30 units - $1,310/unit) $39,570.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses: $57,173.00

17-month track students

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 33 units - $1,310/unit) $43,500.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses: $61,103.00

School of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Please be aware that MBA students will be taking 31 units during the first year at USD bringing tuition to $40,880.00. Students will be enrolled in 25 units during the second year of coursework.

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 31 units during first year - $1,310/unit) $40,880.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses: $58,483.00

International Master of Business Administration (IMBA)
Please be aware that IMBA students will be taking 34 units during the first year at USD bringing tuition to $44,810.00. Students will be enrolled in 22 units during the second year of coursework.

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 34 units during first year - $1,310/unit) $44,810.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses: $62,413.00

Master of Science - Accounting, Taxation, Global Leadership, Real Estate

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 12 units/semester - $1,310/unit) $31,710.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $49,313.00

College of Arts and Sciences

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 12 units/semester - $1,310/unit) $31,710.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $49,313.00

School of Leadership and Education Sciences

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 12 units/semester - $1,300.00/unit) $31,470.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $49,073.00

School of Nursing

The Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN)
Please be aware that you will be taking 43 units (Fall, Spring and Summer terms) during your first year at USD bringing your tuition to $57,030.00.

      • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 12 units/semester - $1,320/unit) $57,030.00
      • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
      • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
      • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
      • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $74,633.00

    DOCTORAL DEGREES

    School of Nursing

        • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 6 units/semester - $ 1,350/unit) $19,170.00
        • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
        • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
        • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
        • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $36,773.00

    School of Leadership and Education Sciences

        • Tuition & Student Fees (Based on 12 units/semester - $1,320/unit) $16,090.00
        • Living Expenses (Room & Board)* $12,000.00
        • Health Insurance (Mandatory) $1,903.00
        • Personal Expenses (Books, supplies, transportation)* $3,700.00
        • Total Expenses (Fall and Spring Semesters only) $33,693.00

    * Expenses may vary


    TUITION AND OTHER COSTS MAY INCREASE IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS
    Please remember to check with the program department for the exact number of units to be taken per year.

        • All fees are subject to change without notice.
        • Health insurance for an international student is $1,284.00 for 12 months.

    Married students accompanied by their families will need an additional $800.00 per month for their spouse, $300.00 per month for one child, and $200.00 per month for each additional dependent.

    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
    The University of San Diego offers merit awards to international students however; merit awards are distributed by the department for which you are applying. Merit awards vary greatly in amount, and it is best to inquire with the appropriate department for further information.

    International applicants are urged to explore opportunities available from their governments and private sources. Financial advice should be sought from your government, the U.S. Embassy or the Institute for International Education (I.I.E.), 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, New York, 10017 U.S.A.