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 Opportunities

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.

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.).

Financial Aid

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.