Tuition and Fees

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Below is a comprehensive list of tuition and fees associated with your program of interest. If you have any questions about these, please contact the SOLES Admissions and Outreach Office at

We'll help you navigate which university-based financial aid options might be available for you, such as merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships and grants, diversity scholarships, and student loans. Our goal is to ensure you are fully informed about your options so that higher education can be accessible to you.  

Tuition and fees are subject to change. For the most current information, visit Student Financial Services.

Doctoral Programs

  • PhD in Education for Social Justice
  • PhD in Leadership Studies
  • PhD in Leadership Studies (Hybrid): Leadership for International School Leaders

Master of Arts Programs

  • MA in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • MA in Counseling, School Counseling (48 and 60 Unit Tracks)
  • MA in Higher Education Leadership
  • MA in Leadership Studies
  • MA in Marital and Family Therapy
  • MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Master of Education Programs

  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with credential(s)
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, Academy of Catholic Teaching (ACT)
  • MEd in TESOL, Literacy, and Culture (On-Campus)
  • MEd in TESOL, Literacy, and Culture (Online)
  • Online Master of Education

Certificates and Credential Only Programs

  • International School Counseling Certificate
  • Multiple Subject (K-6)
  • Single Subject (7-12)
  • Special Education (Mild to Moderate)

Other Costs

As you plan, factor in your expected costs for books and supplies, food and housing, transportation and other personal expenses. Below is a high estimate of additional costs for one year of attendance. The estimate is based on a comparison of expenses across all graduate programs.

The actual costs will depend on your program choice and preferences for housing and transportation. 

Estimated supplemental expenses
High estimates for:
Books and
Housing in
San Diego
Personal Expenses/
$1,080 $22,166 $5,052

parking fee - online students exempt
Parking Fees*:
Student Parking $375 Annual
West Parking Structure $225 Annual
Perimeter Parking $125 Annual
Motorcycle Parking $60 Annual
Hourly Parking $2.25 Hourly

*Online students exempt