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2014–2015 Budgets and Costs for International Graduate Students (for I-20 and DS-2019 Purposes)

Information subject to change without notice.

Please note: F-1 students must show 12 months of financial support to obtain an I-20. EAP and J-1 students must show financial support for the entire duration of program.

Students accompanied by a spouse and/or children in a dependent status should add additional amounts indicated below.

All financial documents must show funds that are easily available. Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, and the like, are NOT acceptable. Financial bank statements and/or bank letters must be less than 3 months old and include the name of the account holder.

Graduate: All Ph.D. Programs 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Tuition & Fees $30,700 $30,700 $19,700 $10,300
Living Expenses $22,700 $17,000 $11,300 $5,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,100 $500
Total: $55,000 $49,300 $32,100 $16,500
Graduate: Master's 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Tuition & Fees $30,700 $30,700 $19,700 $10,300
Living Expenses $22,700 $17,000 $11,300 $5,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,100 $500
Total: $55,000 $49,300 $32,100 $16,500
IR/PS (M.P.I.A only) 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Tuition & Fees $35,500 $35,500 $23,700 $11,800
Living Expenses $22,700 $17,000 $11,300 $5,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,100 $500
Total: $59,800 $54,100 $36,100 $18,000
Rady School (M.B.A. only) 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Tuition & Fees $47,800 $47,800 $31,900 $15,900
Living Expenses $22,700 $17,000 $11,300 $5,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,100 $500
Total: $72,100 $66,400 $44,300 $22,100
M.A.S. Degrees Architecture-based Enterprise Systems Engineering Leadership & Healthcare Marine Biology & Conservation International Affairs
Tuition & Fees $33,900 $31,000 $38,200 $38,000
Living Expenses $22,700 $22,700 $22,700 $22,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Total: $58,200 $55,300 $62,500 $62,300
Graduate: EAP Reciprocity 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Tuition Paid by UC EAP Paid by UC EAP Paid by UC EAP Paid by UC EAP
Fees $587 $587 $392 $196
Living Expenses $22,700 $17,000 $11,300 $5,700
Other: Books & Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $1,100 $500
Other: Health Insurance $2,871 $2,871 $1,914 $957
Total: $27,758 $22,058 $14,706 $7,353
 

Please note: If you are accompanied by a spouse, and/or children under 21 years old, you must add the following amounts to the total required. 

Graduate Spouse and/or Child 12 Months 9 Months 6 Months 3 Months
1st Dependent $7,200 $5,400 $3,600 $1,800
2nd Dependent $3,600 $2,700 $1,800 $900

Future/Prospective Students