Cost and Financing
Getting your master's degree is an investment of more than just money. It is an investment of your time and energy. Finding out how you can afford to earn your master's degree is a challenge that the Master of Advanced Study program
staff are committed to helping you with. Our staff is knowledgeable and familiar with nearly every type of corporate tuition assistance and sponsorship program. In addition to corporate tuition assistance and sponsorship, UC San
Diego's Financial Aid Office offers assistance in getting financial aid in the form of direct unsubsidized loans and more.
The Master of Advanced Study degree programs at Jacobs School of Engineering are entirely self-supporting and receive no state funding. The cost of the master's programs includes all instruction costs, administrative costs, textbooks and course materials, parking costs, and meals. Your dollars go toward your education and your education only.
To be considered for financial assistance or direct unsubsidized loans, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To receive priority funding, file your FAFSA as early as January 1, but no later than March 2. Complete and submit your FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov. UC San Diego’s school code is 001317. Once your FAFSA data has been processed and transferred to the UC San Diego's Financial Aid Office by the FAFSA central processor, you will be notified of your eligibility by the Financial Aid Office.UC San Diego's Financial Aid Office provides step-by-step application directions, downloadable forms, answers to frequently asked questions and more.
UC San Diego recognizes the immense sacrifice of our veterans, and our staff at the Master of Advanced Study degree programs are committed to helping veterans take full advantage of the education benefits available to them.
For more information on veteran education benefits see our page here
The total projected program cost for incoming group is $37,252.36**
The MDE program unit fees are $924 per unit plus quarterly registration fees*
The total projected program cost is $37,263.04**
*Fees are tentative, subject to change
**Total program cost assumes student waives health insurance coverage from UC San Diego
If you have questions about the application process,
Office: (858) 534-1069