Tuition & Fees

The amounts shown here represent estimated tuition and fees. Tuition and fees are determined by The Regents at the University of California and are subject to change without prior notice.

BA/MIA, MIA and MPP

Cost Estimated 
2016–17
Tuition $11,220
Campus Fees $1,964
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,546
GPS Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition $8,376
California Residential TOTAL $25,106
Additional Costs for Non-California Residents
Non-California resident Supplemental Tuition $12,246
Non-California Residential TOTAL $37,352

MAS-IA

Cost Estimated 
2016–17
Full-Time Study (9 months based on 16 units per quarter)
Mandatory Registration Fee ($775/unit) $37,200
Campus Fees $1,964
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,546
TOTAL $42,710
Part-Time Study (18 months over 2 academic years based on 8 units per quarter)
Mandatory Registration Fee ($775/unit) $18,600
Campus Fees $1,964
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,546
TOTAL $24,110

MCEPA

Cost Estimated 
2017–18
Tuition $33,000
Campus Fees $1,964
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,546
TOTAL $38,510
*Health insurance is required as a condition of enrollment. Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) however, students already covered by an insurance plan may qualify for a health fee waiver. Please see the Student Health Insurance Plan page for more information, including waiver criteria, submission process and deadline.

Program Tuition, Fees and Charges

Actual estimated tuition, fees and charges for 2016 – 2017 are determined by The Regents at the University of California. These do not include textbooks, course materials, parking permits and other incidentals. Learn about mandatory registration fees here.

Cost of Living Comparisons

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Veterans Benefits

Learn about financial aid available to veterans and their families.

Residency for Tuition Purposes

All eligible students are encouraged to apply for California state residency for tuition purposes as soon as possible. Admitted students are provided information about how to apply for residency. Refer to the Office of the Registrar for more details.

International Student Financial Statement

Once an international applicant has received an offer of admission, he/she must provide in a financial statement the amount and source of the funds he/she will use for graduate study in the United States. Written evidence of sufficient financial resources must be provided before visa forms will be issued. Questions regarding the international applicant financial statement should be addressed to the Graduate Division.