Tuition and Funding
One of the University of San Diego’s highest priorities is to ensure that sufficient financial aid is available to all eligible students. Financial aid for graduate students is in large part provided by individual departments. In addition to the resources below, please seek information from the department to which you are applying.
Tuition and Fees
Find details about graduate and doctoral tuition and fees at Student Financial Services.
Scholarship and Award Information by School
Many programs offer merit awards and scholarships to their highest achieving students. Funding varies by department. For additional information, please contact the specific department (see school links below). If you have received a Dean's Merit Award, you may download the terms and conditions of the award here.
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Hahn School of Nursing
- Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
- School of Business
- School of Law
- School of Leadership and Education Sciences
- Professional and Continuing Education
Additional Scholarship Information for International Students
International applicants are considered for merit scholarships and also urged to explore opportunities available from their governments and private sources. Financial advice can be sought from your government, the U.S. Embassy and the Institute for International Education (I.I.E.).
The USD Office of Financial Aid is available to assist students with the cost of attendance. Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority deadline will be considered for all types of financial aid at USD. The priority deadline to file the FAFSA is April 1 of each year for graduate students. Please visit the Office of Financial Aid for more details.