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Graduate and Doctoral Educational Cost

2014-2015

Tuition by College/School (cost per unit)

  Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences $1,335  
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies $1,335  
School of Business Administration $1,335  
School of Nursing and Health Sciences $1,345 $1,375
School of Leadership and Educational Sciences $1,325 $1,340

* Auditing a course is $160 per credit hour.

Student Fees (cost per semester)

  Masters Doctoral
Health Service Fee $110 $110
Student Association Fee: Up to 6.5 units $20 $20
Student Association Fee: 7 or more units $30 $30
Student Association Fee: Summer/Intersession $2/unit $2/unit
Student Life Pavilion Fee $35 $35

Note: All tuition and fees are subject to change. This information is accurate as of March 2014.

Deposits

School/Program Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences
MA History $50  
MA International Relations $200  
MS Marine Science $100  
MFA in Dramatic Arts waived  
School of Business Administration
MBA Program $1,000  
MS in Real Estate $500  
MS in Supply Chain Management $500  
MS in Executive Leadership $0  
MS in Accountancy $1,000  
MS in Taxation $1,000  
MS in Global Leadership $0  
Nursing
Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) $1,000  
MS Nursing $500  
PHD Nursing   $500
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)   $500
School of Leadership and Educational Sciences
PhD Leadership   $500
MA Nonprofit Leadership and Management $500  
All other programs $200  

Other university services to consider in total cost of attendance

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

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2013-2014

Tuition by College/School (cost per unit)

  Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences $1,310  
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies $1,310  
School of Business Administration $1,310  
School of Nursing and Health Sciences $1,320 $1,350
School of Leadership and Educational Sciences $1,300 $1,320

* Auditing a course is $160 per credit hour.

Student Fees (cost per semester)

  Masters Doctoral
Health Service Fee $70 $70
Student Association Fee: Up to 6.5 units $20 $20
Student Association Fee: 7 or more units $30 $30
Student Association Fee: Summer/Intersession $2/unit $2/unit
Student Life Pavilion Fee $35 $35

Deposits

School/Program Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences
MA History $50  
MA International Relations $200  
MS Marine Science $100  
MFA in Dramatic Arts waived  
School of Business Administration
MBA Program $1,000  
MS in Real Estate $500  
MS in Supply Chain Management $500  
MS in Executive Leadership $0  
MS in Accountancy $1,000  
MS in Taxation $1,000  
MS in Global Leadership $0  
Nursing
Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) $1,000  
MS Nursing $500  
PHD Nursing   $500
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)   $500
School of Leadership and Educational Sciences
PhD Leadership   $500
MA Nonprofit Leadership and Management $500  
All other programs $200  

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