2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduateEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2018-2019, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-San Diego is $14,167 for California residents and $43,159 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees for UCSD is $14,318 for California residents and $44,316 for out-of-state students. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.06% for California residents and increased by 2.68% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 3.67% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 3.89% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at University of California-San Diego are little bit higher than the average amount ($11,608) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($30,980 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2018-2019 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$14,018 $42,032$16,947
2018-2019$14,167$43,159$17,569
Change % 2018-20191.06%2.68%3.67%
2019-2020$14,318$44,316$18,214
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $13,397 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $28,499 for academic year 2018-2019. The graduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at UCSD is $13,348 for California residents and $28,450 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been decreased by -0.36% for California residents and decreased by -0.17% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at University of California-San Diego are around the average amount ($13,393) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($27,707 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2018-2019 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$13,446 $28,548$16,947
2018-2019$13,397$28,499$17,569
Change % 2018-2019-0.36%-0.17%3.67%
2019-2020$13,348$28,450$18,214
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for University of California-San Diego graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $48,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $69,600 for University of California-San Diego graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$48,200$53,100$43,400
7 Years After Graduation$51,400--
8 Years After Graduation$58,900--
9 Years After Graduation$63,800--
10 Years After Graduation$69,600$76,200$63,900

UCSD 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at UCSD for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $58,279 for California residents and $185,294 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at University of California-San Diego.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at University of California-San Diego
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$14,326$14,487$14,650$14,815$58,279
Out-of-State$44,389$45,655$46,956$48,294$185,294
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$14,487$14,650$14,815$14,981$58,934
Out-of-State$45,655$46,956$48,294$49,671$190,576
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$14,650$14,815$14,981$15,150$59,596
Out-of-State$46,956$48,294$49,671$51,087$196,008
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$14,815$14,981$15,150$15,320$60,266
Out-of-State$48,294$49,671$51,087$52,543$201,596
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$14,981$15,150$15,320$15,492$60,943
Out-of-State$49,671$51,087$52,543$54,041$207,342
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at University of California-San Diego. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year COA is $134,940 for California residents and $261,956 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at University of California-San Diego.
4 years COA at University of California-San Diego
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$33,181$33,540$34,000$34,466$134,940
Out-of-State$63,244$64,707$66,221$67,784$261,956
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$33,540$33,915$34,381$34,854$136,466
Out-of-State$64,707$66,221$67,784$69,397$268,109
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$33,915$34,304$34,777$35,257$138,050
Out-of-State$66,221$67,784$69,397$71,061$274,463
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$34,304$34,707$35,187$35,674$139,689
Out-of-State$67,784$69,397$71,061$72,777$281,019
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$34,707$35,124$35,611$36,105$141,381
Out-of-State$69,397$71,061$72,777$74,544$287,780
Last year, 16,511 students ( 57.76% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $61,716 for California residents and $188,732 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at University of California-San Diego.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at University of California-San Diego
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$14,875$15,234$33,095$16,160$61,716
Out-of-State$44,938$46,401$47,915$49,478$188,732
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,234$15,609$33,561$16,548$63,242
Out-of-State$46,401$47,915$49,478$51,091$194,885
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,609$15,998$34,034$16,951$64,826
Out-of-State$47,915$49,478$51,091$52,755$201,239
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,998$16,401$34,514$17,368$66,465
Out-of-State$49,478$51,091$52,755$54,471$207,795
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,401$16,818$35,001$17,799$68,157
Out-of-State$51,091$52,755$54,471$56,238$214,556

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2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2019 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of California-San Diego.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of California-San Diego 2019 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,167$1,102$17,569$43,159$1,102 $17,569
Graduate$13,397 $1,102$17,569$28,499 $1,102$17,569