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Tuition and Fees

All fees subject to change.

Full payment of all fees is required to complete registration. Do not wait to receive a paper bill. Due to shortened timelines in summer, your bill may come after fees are due.

Summer Session Fees Include the Following:

  • Application Fee
    UCSD Students: $0
    Visiting UC Students: $50 (non-refundable)
    Non-UC Students: $100 (non-refundable)
    UCSD Employees Eligible for the Employee Discount Who Are Continuing Students*: $0
    UCSD Employees Who Are Not Continuing Students*: $100

    *Continuing students are those students who were enrolled in at least one of the two quarters prior to the start of Summer Session. In addition, students admitted to the Fall Quarter following Summer Session are considered continuing students for the purpose of summer fee calculation.

  • Per Unit Course Fees
    UC Undergraduates (from any UC): $271/unit
    UC Graduate Students: $339/unit
    UCSD Employees Who Are Continuing Students*: $271/unit
    UCSD Employees Who Are Not Continuing Students*: $339/unit
    All other Visiting Students (ex: US college/university student, high school, UCSD alumni): $339/unit

    Residency status is not considered for California residents or non-residents. There is no out-of-state tuition during the Summer Session.

    *Continuing students are those students who were enrolled in at least one of the two quarters prior to the start of Summer Session. In addition, students admitted to the Fall Quarter following Summer Session are considered continuing students for the purpose of summer fee calculation.

  • Campus Based Fees (All Students Unless Noted)
    University Center Fee: $38.25/session
    Recreation Facility Fee: $46/session
    ICA Student Activity Fee: $63.48/session (undergraduates only)

  • Material Fees
    Some courses may require material fees, all students enrolled in those courses pay the material fee. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes.

  • Program Fees
    Travel Study Courses and Global Seminars have a Program Fee in addition to the Per Unit Fees.  Please refer to the Schedule of Classes.

  • Late Fee (All Late Students)
    Late enrollment fee: $50 (non-refundable)
    Late registration fee: $50 (non-refundable)
    See the Session I, Session II and Special Session calendars for details. Postmarks will not be accepted to establish payment dates. Payment is made when funds have been processed by the UCSD Cashier's Office.

  • International Students

    • Continuing international UCSD students (international students who are enrolled at UCSD during regular fall, winter and spring quarters) are charged the same fees as all other continuing UCSD students.
    • Visiting international students (students who come for summer ONLY) will need to contact UCSD Extension for application and enrollment fee details.
      See the UCSD Extension website for more details.
  • Other Fees may include:

    • Bookstore (Textbooks): Call (858) 534-7326 or visit the UCSD Bookstore
    • Lost ID card: $15.00
    • Parking: Call (858) 534-4223 for more information or visit Transportation and Parking Services.
    • Returned check fee: $35 (In addition to the amount of the returned check)
    • Transcript (per copy): $15
    • International Students pay a different set of fees. Please see the International Student website for more information.

 

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 $147.73 One 4-unit course: $1231.73
Two 4-unit courses: $2315.73
Undergraduates from other University of California campus $50 $271 $147.73 One 4-unit course: $1281.73
Two 4-unit courses: $2365.73
UCSD Graduate Students $0 $339 $84.25 One 4-unit course: $1440.25
Two 4-unit courses: $2796.25
All Other Visiting Student (ex: US college/university student, high school, UCSD alumni) $100 $339 $147.73 One 4-unit course: $1603.73
Two 4-unit courses: $2959.73

*Campus-based fees include University Center Fee: $38.25/session, Recreation Facility Fee: $46/session, and ICA Student Activity Fee: $63.48/session (undergraduates only).