Understanding Tuition & Fees
Plan money wise for your degree. Contrast University of California - San Diego's fees and tuition to American universities and colleges. Look for tuition developments and increases to find out whether you must devote more funds for the following few years of paying for college.
UCSD Tuition & Fees Compared to Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the following table to find out how UCSD compares to other colleges.
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In-State Tuition Discount Available
Tuition and fees at UCSD is lowered dramatically for students from California. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $14,018 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 66.6% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $11,502 and fees $2,516.
Out-of-state undergrads at UCSD spent $42,032 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. $2,516 was for fees, and $39,516 was tuition.
Check out the following table to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
Visit the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
University of California - San Diego tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a typical annual rate of 4.2% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 4.3% and fees increased by 4.7%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $43,810.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $89,473 and $186,676 for a four-year degree. Remember, this doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
The next chart displays estimated future tuition and fees including residence based reductions for undergraduate students at UCSD.
At most colleges you'll wind up spending more in your final year of school than you will in your first. This is because of yearly cost growth. It's good to be in the know!
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