2015-2016 Expenses for Graduate Students

All students are expected to become familiar with the financial obligations they incur by registering at the university. The following information provides the essential data; if in doubt, however, a student should go to Student Accounts, or make inquiries at the One Stop Student Center located in Hahn University Center, Room 126 prior to the registration or fee payment date. Tuition and fees listed here are for the fall and spring terms of the academic year 2015-2016; amounts for the 2016-2017 academic year have not been determined as of the date of publication. The fees below take effect with the beginning of Summer Session 2015.

Application Fee (Non-refundable, payable with application)
MBA and MSRE Degree$80
Master’s Degree, Credential or Special Applicant$45
Doctoral Degree$45
Admission Deposit (Non-refundable, credited to the student’s tuition)
Master’s degree, Credential or Special Applicant$50 and up
School of Business
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Master’s Degree or Credential Programs$200
Doctoral Degree$500

Prices subject to change without notice.

Tuition, 2015-2016

College of Arts and Sciences
Master's students$1,310
Hahn School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Master's students$1,320
Doctoral students$1,350
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
Master's students$1,310
School of Business Adminstration
Master's students$1,310
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Master's students$1,300
Doctoral students$1,320

Auditing is $160 per credit hour.

For tuition information for extension courses, please contact the USD’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education.

This charge is in addition to tuition and fees charged for non-audited courses.

Special Fees

Competency Exam Feeper exam $25
Education Fieldwork and Student Teachingvariable
Graduate Student Association (GSA) Fees
up to 6.5 units
7 units or more
Please see the Summer Sessions Course Catalog or Intersession Course Catalog for Summer or Intersession GSA Fee.
Late Registration Fee$150
Oral Language Exam$25 or more (fee to be determined by tester)
Returned Check Fee (NSF)$25
Student Health Services Fee$140 per year
Student Life Pavilion Fee$35
Written Official Transcript Fee$10