Graduate and Doctoral Educational Cost

2019-2020

Tuition by College/School (cost per unit)

  Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences $1,525  
Kroc School $1,200  
Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering $1,250  

School of Business (Standard)

  • MBA Program
  • MS in Executive Leadership

$1,520

$1,520

$1,795

 
School of Nursing and Health Sciences $1,535 $1,570
School of Leadership and Education Sciences $1,465 $1,510

* Auditing a course is $160 per credit hour.

Student Fees (cost per semester)

  Masters Doctoral

Health Insurance: Full time students

The insurance premium for 2019-2020 is $3,032 for 12 months of comprehensive coverage. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/healthinsurance.

Disclaimer: All insurance coverage is subject to applicable state form and rate filing approval and, once approved to the terms of the Master Policy. We have not yet received approval from the state insurance department for the 2019-2020 benefits and rates described in this document. As part of the approval process, the State may require us to make changes to the benefits and/or rates.  We will notify you if that happens.

$1,516

$1,516

Health Fee $170 $170
Student Association Fee: 0-3 units $11 $11
Student Association Fee: 3.5-6.5 units $21 $21
Student Association Fee: More than 6.5 units $32 $32
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 February 2019.

Deposits

School/Program Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences
MA International Relations $200  
MS Environmental and Ocean Sciences $100  
MFA in Dramatic Arts waived  
School of Business
MBA Program $1,000  
MS in Real Estate $1,000  
MS in Supply Chain Management $1,000  
MS in Executive Leadership $1,000  
MS in Accountancy $1,000  
MS in Finance $1,000  
MS in Taxation $1,000  
MS in Business Analytics $1,000  
MS in Global Leadership $1,000  
Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering
MS in Cyber Security Engineering $0  
Nursing
Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) $1,000  
MS Nursing $500  
PHD Nursing   $500
Post-Master's Certificate   $500
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)   $500
Dual Degree Programs   $500
Kroc School
MA in Peace and Justice $200  
MS in Conflict Management and Resolution $200  
MA in Social Innovation $200  
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
PhD Leadership Studies   $500
PhD in Education for Social Justice   $500
MA Nonprofit Leadership and Management $200  
MA Education Online $0  
All other programs $200  
Professional and Continuing Education
MS in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership $0  
MS in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership $0  

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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2018-2019

Tuition by College/School (cost per unit)

  Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences $1,495  
Kroc School $1,200  
Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering $1,250  

School of Business (Standard)

  • MBA Program
  • MS in Executive Leadership

$1,475

$1,475

$1,750

 
School of Nursing and Health Sciences $1,500 $1,535
School of Leadership and Education Sciences $1,465 $1,510

* Auditing a course is $160 per credit hour.

Student Fees (cost per semester)

  Masters Doctoral

Health Insurance: Full time students

$1,325.50

$1,325.50

Health Fee $110 $110
Student Association Fee: 0-3 units $11 $11
Student Association Fee: 3.5-6.5 units $21 $21
Student Association Fee: More than 6.5 units $32 $32
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 February 2018.

Deposits

School/Program Masters Doctoral
College of Arts and Sciences
MA International Relations $200  
MS Marine Science $100  
MFA in Dramatic Arts waived  
School of Business
MBA Program $1,000  
MS in Real Estate $1,000  
MS in Supply Chain Management $1,000  
MS in Executive Leadership $1,000  
MS in Accountancy $1,000  
MS in Finance $1,000  
MS in Taxation $1,000  
MS in Business Analytics $1,000  
MS in Global Leadership $1,000  
Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering
MS in Cyber Security Engineering $0  
Nursing
Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) $1,000  
MS Nursing $500  
PHD Nursing   $500
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)   $500
Kroc School
MA in Peace and Justice $200  
MS in Conflict Management and Resolution $200  
MA in Social Innovation $200  
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
PhD Leadership   $500
MA Nonprofit Leadership and Management $200  
MA Education Online $0  
All other programs $200  
Professional and Continuing Education
MS in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership $0  
MS in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership $0  

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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