Undergraduate Educational Cost

2017-2018

Estimated Cost of Attendance Full-Time (12-18 units/semester) 
*Intersession and Summer are billed separately. (Per Semester) (Per Year)
Tuition [1] $23,550 $47,100
Fees [2] $304 $608
Health Insurance [3] $1,153.50 $2,307
Housing [4] $4,535 $9,070
Meal Plan [5] $1,780 $3,560
Total [6] $31,209 $62,418

Tuition

  • Single courses, summer and intersession and credits fewer than 12 or in excess of 18 are billed $1,625 per unit.
  • Auditing a course is $160.00 per credit unit.

Fees

Undergraduate Student Body Fee: Full-time (12-18 units) $117; Part-time (7-11.5 units) $43; (3-6.5 units) $10
Health Center Fee: $110
Student Life Pavilion Fee: Full-time $70; Part-time $35
Media Fee: $7

Health Insurance

All University of San Diego full time undergraduate and graduate students are required to have health insurance. USD's Insurance premium for 2017-18 is $2,307 for 12 months of comprehensive coverage. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/healthinsurance.

Housing

Housing is estimated at double occupancy in the San Dimas Residence. Other on campus housing options for the 2017-18 academic year may be viewed on the Residential Life website.

Note: Second Year Residency Requirement

Beginning with the Fall 2014 entering freshman class, the University of San Diego implemented a new policy requiring undergraduate students to live on campus for both their first and second year at USD. Click this link to learn more about on campus housing for second year students. Living on campus offers the perfect balance, click this link to learn more.

Meal Plans

Estimated meal plan is for 105 Meals + $759 Dining Dollars. This is the minimum meal plan required for resident freshman. You may view and choose other meal plan options from the Dining Services website.

Residents who are Second Year at USD, or Transfers with 30 to 59.5 units, are required a minimum resident plan. Estimated meal plan is for 40 meals + $597 Dining Dollars. You may view and choose other meal plan options from the Dining Services website.

Total

Other costs that may add to the cost of attendance and should be taken into consideration are listed below.

Note: All fees are subject to change. This information is accurate as of March 2017.

Deposits
Resident Students-New $500
Commuter Students-New $300
Damage/Cleaning Deposit for Resident Students $100
Other Fees
Transcript Fee *
$10
Parking Permit
Returned Check Fee
$25
10% Annual Percentage Rate (APR) will be imposed on all past due balances

* Transcripts and diploma will not be released to students who have an outstanding balance owed to USD.

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2016-2017

Estimated Cost of Attendance Full-Time (12-18 units/semester) 
*Intersession and Summer are billed separately. (Per Semester) (Per Year)
Tuition [1] $22,770 $45,540
Fees [2] $300 $600
Health Insurance [3]                                                    $1,040 $2,080
Housing [4] $4,435 $8,870
Meal Plan [5] $1,716 $3,432
Total [6] $30,261 $60,522

Tuition

  • Single courses, summer and intersession and credits fewer than 12 or in excess of 18 are billed $1,570 per unit.
  • Auditing a course is $160.00 per credit unit.

Fees

Undergraduate Student Body Fee: Full-time (12-18 units) $113; Part-time (7-11.5 units) $42; (3-6.5 units) $10
Health Center Fee: $110
Student Life Pavilion Fee: Full-time $70; Part-time $35
Media Fee: $7

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