Investing in your education is an important, life-changing decision. Here at the University of San Diego, we are invested in your success every step of the way. That starts with providing resources to help you gather all the information you need.
Additionally, having a conversation with one of our experienced enrollment advisors is a great way to get answers to all of your tuition and financing questions
The tuition cost varies by degree program. For a more detailed breakdown of tuition costs, use our helpful tuition estimator to determine the total tuition for your program of interest.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the tuition for the master’s degree programs?
Tuition for USD’s master’s degree programs is based on a per unit fee, which varies by program. The cost per unit is the same for international students or non-California residents, since we are a private institution. Please visit your program of interest to view specific tuition information.
Is financial aid available?
One of the University of San Diego’s highest priorities is to ensure that sufficient financial support is available to all eligible students. The first step in applying for aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. USD’s FAFSA School Code is 010395.
Visit USD’s Financial Aid webpage for a list of deadlines, requirements and instructions for applying for financial aid.
What fees are required for the program?
Online degree students are not responsible for the following:
Student health insurance
Health service fee
Student Association fee
Student Life Pavilion fee
Students in campus-based programs are assessed different fees; please check with your enrollment advisor for more information.
Are the University of San Diego’s online master’s degree programs considered full-time or part-time?
All of the University of San Diego’s online graduate degrees provide 6 units per term, making them part-time, or 3/4 time, programs.
If I am not able to secure financial aid, does USD offer other payment options?