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 
2018–19
Tuition $11,442
Campus Fees $2,055
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,609
GPS Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition $9,234
California Residential TOTAL $26,340
Additional Costs for Non-California Residents
Non-California resident Supplemental Tuition $12,246
Non-California Residential TOTAL $38,586

MCEPA

Cost Estimated 
2018–19
Tuition $34,200
Campus Fees $2,055
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,609
TOTAL $39,864

MAS-IA

Cost Estimated 
2018–19
Full-Time Study (9 months based on 16 units per quarter)
Mandatory Registration Fee ($825/unit) $39,600
Campus Fees $2,055
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,609
TOTAL $45,264
Part-Time Study (18 months over 2 academic years based on 8 units per quarter)
Mandatory Registration Fee ($825/unit) $19,800
Campus Fees $2,055
Mandatory Health Insurance* $3,609
TOTAL $25,464

*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 2018–19 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 Students

Starting fall 2018, all first-time enrolled international freshmen, transfer and graduate students will be assessed a onetime visa administration fee of $100 during their admitted term. 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.