Tuition and Fees

Note: All summer fees are subject to change.

Full payment of all fees is required to complete registration.  Due to shortened timelines in summer, your bill may come after fees are due.  Refer to the Summer Session Calendar for due dates and important deadlines.

Current UC San Diego Students

  • Application Fee: $0
  • Tuition:
    • Undergraduates - $271 per unit
    • Graduates - $339 per unit
  • Campus Based Fees
    • University Center Fee: $38.25 per session
    • Recreation Facility Fee: $53.50 per session
    • ICA Student Activity Fee: $64.69 per session (undergraduates only)
  • Material Fees
    • Some courses may require material fees, all students enrolled in those courses must pay the material fee. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Program Fees
    • Travel Study Courses and Global Seminars have a Program Fee in addition to the tuition. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Late Fee (non-refundable)
  • Other Fees may include:

Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

  • Application Fee: $0
  • Tuition:
    • Undergraduates - $271 per unit
  • Campus Based Fees
    • University Center Fee: $38.25 per session
    • Recreation Facility Fee: $53.50 per session
    • ICA Student Activity Fee: $64.69 per session
  • Material Fees
    • Some courses may require material fees, all students enrolled in those courses must pay the material fee. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Program Fees
    • Travel Study Courses and Global Seminars have a Program Fee in addition to the tuition. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Late Fee (non-refundable)
  • Other Fees may include:

Visiting UC Students

  • Application Fee: $50
  • Tuition:
    • Undergraduates - $271 per unit
  • Campus Based Fees
    • University Center Fee: $38.25 per session
    • Recreation Facility Fee: $53.50 per session
    • ICA Student Activity Fee: $64.69 per session
  • Material Fees
    • Some courses may require material fees, all students enrolled in those courses must pay the material fee. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Program Fees
    • Travel Study Courses and Global Seminars have a Program Fee in addition to the tuition. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Late Fee (non-refundable)
  • Other Fees may include:

High School, Alumni, US College Students, and Community Members

  • Application Fee: $100
  • Tuition:
    • $339 per unit
  • Campus Based Fees
    • University Center Fee: $38.25 per session
    • Recreation Facility Fee: $53.50 per session
    • ICA Student Activity Fee: $64.69 per session
  • Material Fees
    • Some courses may require material fees, all students enrolled in those courses must pay the material fee. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Program Fees
    • Travel Study Courses and Global Seminars have a Program Fee in addition to the tuition. Please refer to the course description on the Schedule of Classes
  • Late Fee (non-refundable)
  • Other Fees may include:

Tuition fees sample reference guide (all fees subject to change):

Student Category Application Fee
(non-refundable)
Tuition per unit Campus-based Fees* Total per Session
UCSD Undergraduates (current and incoming students) $0 $271 $156.44 One 4-unit course: $1240.44
Two 4-unit courses: $2324.44
Undergraduates from other University of California campus $50 $271 $156.44 One 4-unit course: $1290.44
Two 4-unit courses: $2374.44
UCSD Graduate Students $0 $339 $91.75 One 4-unit course: $1447.75
Two 4-unit courses: $2803.75
All Other Visiting Student (ex: US college/university student, high school, UCSD alumni) $100 $339 $156.44 One 4-unit course: $1612.44
Two 4-unit courses: $2968.44

*Campus-based fees include University Center Fee: $38.25/session, Recreation Facility Fee: $53.50/session, and ICA Student Activity Fee: $64.69/session (undergraduates only).