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Undergraduate Educational Cost

2015-2016

Estimated Cost of Attendance Full-Time
(per semester) (12-18 units)
Block Price
Tuition [1] $22,000
Fees [2] $293
Health Insurance [3] $926 *New rate available Mid-April
Housing [4] $4,305
Meal Plan [5] $1,716
Total [6] $29,240

Tuition

  • Single courses, summer and intersession and credits fewer than 12 or in excess of 18 are billed $1,515 per unit.
  • Auditing a course is $160.00 per credit unit.

Fees

Undergraduate Student Body Fee: Full-time (12-18 units) $109; Part-time (7-11 units) $41; (3-6 units) $10
Health Center Fee: $110
Student Life Pavilion Fee: Full-time $70; Part-time $35
Vista Newspaper Fee: $4

Health Insurance

All University of San Diego full time undergraduate and graduate students are required to have health insurance. USD's Insurance premium for 2015-16 will be published mid-April. The insurance premium for 2014-15 was $1,852 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 2015-2016 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 will implement 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 + $732.15 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 + $575.50 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 2015.

Deposits
Resident Students-New $500
Commuter Students-New $300
Resident Students-Returning $250
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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2014-2015

Estimated Cost of Attendance Full-Time
(per semester) (12-18 units)
Block Price
Tuition [1] $21,165
Fees [2] $289
Health Insurance [3] $926
Housing [4] $4,305
Meal Plan [5] $1,650
Total [6] $28,335

Tuition

  • Single courses, summer and intersession and credits fewer than 12 or in excess of 18 are billed $1,460 per unit.
  • Auditing a course is $160.00 per credit unit.

Fees

Undergraduate Student Body Fee: Full-time (12-18 units) $105; Part-time (7-11 units) $39; (3-6 units) $9

Health Center Fee: $110

Student Life Pavilion Fee: Full-time $70; Part-time $35

Vista Newspaper Fee: $4

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