JD Program Tuition and Fees

2020-2021 Tuition Summary

Day Division 2020-2021 ($1,856/unit) Fall Spring Total
Block Rate (12 to 17 units) 1 $27,297 $27,297 $54,594
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance2 $1,725 $1,725 $3,449
Wellness Center Fee3 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals — Day Division $29,237 $29,237 $58,474

1 Day students will only be allowed to enroll in less than 12 units during their final semester, and can be charged at a per unit rate of $1,856 subject to approval from the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.
2 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change.

3 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking nine 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

Evening Division 2020-2021 ($1,856/unit) Fall Spring Total
Block Rate Unit (8 to 10 units) 4 $18,128 $18,128 $36,256
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance6 $1,725 $1,725 $3,449
Wellness Center Fee7 $165 $165 $330
Summer School 5 varies varies $3,712 to $9,280
Totals — Evening Division $20,068 $20,068 $43,800 to $53,080

4 Evening students will only be allowed to enroll in less than 8 units during their final semester, and can be charged at the per unit rate of $1,856 subject to approval from the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. Any units in excess of 10 units will be charged at the per unit rate of $1,856.
5 The traditional four-year evening program requires you to enroll in 2 to 5 units each summer at an additional per-unit cost.
6 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change.

7 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking nine 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

Health Insurance is a Mandatory Fee for all students enrolled in 6 or more units. Students may opt out of the University-provided health insurance by completing an online waiver, and providing acceptable proof of comparable health coverage by the announced deadline.

Important Dates 2020-2021 Fall Spring Summer
Deadline to apply for payment plan A8 Aug. 17, 2020 Nov. 21, 2021 n/a
Deadline to apply for payment plan B8 Aug. 17, 2020 Nov. 21, 2021 n/a
Tuition due dates Aug. 31, 2020 Jan. 25, 2021 1st day of session
Financial holds & late fee9 applied on accounts Sept. 3, 2020 Jan. 26, 2021 2nd day of session

9 For a schedule of when late fees are to be assessed please refer to the section on Late Fees located in the Tuition Payment Policy.
8 Students attending on an F-1 or J-1 Visa are not eligible to participate in the installment plan

LLM & JSD Program Tuition and Fees

LLM Tuition & Costs — 2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,377 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
LLM Program10 $16,524 $16,524 $33,048
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance11 $1,725 $1,725 $3,450
Wellness Center Fee12 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $18,464 $18,464 $36,928
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $850 $850 $1,700
Personal $6,717 $6,717 $13,434

10 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester.
11 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change.
12 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units.

Online LLM Tuition & Costs — 2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,377 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
LLM Program13 $8,262 $8,262 $16,524
Academic Year Totals $8,262 $8,262 $16,524
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $850 $850 $1,700
Personal $6,717 $6,717 $13,434

13 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester.

 

JSD Residency Tuition & Costs — 2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,377 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
JSD Residency14 $8,262 $8,262 $16,524
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance15 $1,725 $1,725 $3,350
Wellness Center Fee16 $90 $90 $180
Academic Year Totals $10,127 $10,127 $20,254
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $425 $425 $850
Personal $6,717 $6,717 $13,434

14 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester.
15 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change.
16 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.

 

JSD Candidacy Tuition — 2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,377 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
JSD Candidacy $2,754 $2,754 $5,508
Wellness Center Fee17 $90 $90 $180
Academic Year Total  $2,844   $2,844 $5,688

17 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

Deposit

To hold a place in the class, accepted LLM and JSD applicants are required to pay a $250 deposit. A place in the program is only guaranteed once the deposit is made. Deposits can be paid by credit card online using our Seat Deposit form. The $250 deposit will be credited toward the first semester tuition.

Please note that we cannot start working on your visa paperwork until the deposit has been made.

Tuition is subject to change/approval by the Board of Regents. Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program usually involves 6 to 9 units per semester.

MSL Tuition & Costs

2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MSL Program 18 $8,316 $8,316 $16,632
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance 15 $1,725 $1,725 $3,350
Wellness Center Fee 20 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $10,256 $10,256 $20,512
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

18 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program usually involves 6 to 9 units/semester.
20 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

Online MSL Tuition & Costs — 2020-2021 Academic Year ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MSL Program 21 $8,316 $8,316 $16,632
Academic Year Totals $8,316 $8,316 $16,632
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575

21 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program usually involves 6 units/semester and 2 units during the summer.

Financial Aid

MSL students may be eligible for financial aid. For more information, contact our financial aid office at 916.739.7158.

MPA & MPP Program Tuition and Fees

Annual Tuition and Costs 2020-2021

Below are the tuition and costs for the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs. Tuition is based on a fee structure of $1,386 per credit unit.

Master of Public Policy 2020-2021 ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPP Program22 $16,632 $16,632 $33,264
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance23 $1,725 $1,725 $3,450
Wellness Center Fee24 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $18,572 $18,572 $37,144
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

22 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages 12 units/semester.
23 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change.

24 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

 

Master of Public Administration 2020-2021 ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPA Program25 $8,316 $8,316 $16,632
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance26 $1,725 $1,725 $3,450
Wellness Center Fee27 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $10,256 $10,256 $20,512
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

25 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages 6 to 9 units/semester.
26 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change

27 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

Tuition Payment Policy

For additional information, such as important dates, housing charges, deadlines, late fees and more, please review our Tuition Payment Policy.