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Tuition & Fees Schedule

Last updated on Jun 25, 2021


2021 - 2022 Tuition & Fees Schedule

You can access the 2020-2021 tuition and fees schedule here.

The following is a list of tuition and fees for the 2021-22 academic year. (Note: All amounts are subject to change without notice.)

Undergraduate Tuition

Full-Time Students (12–18 units)
$25,896 per term + $2,158 per unit over 18

Part-Time Students (fewer than 12 units)
$2,158 per unit

Graduate Tuition

MFA in Comics (summer 2021): $1,422 per unit
MFA in Comics (fall 2021 & spring 2022): $1,458 per unit
All other students: $1,819 per unit

Nonrefundable Fees

Undergraduate application fee: $70
Graduate application fee: $70
Undergraduate enrollment deposit: $185 (applied to tuition charges)
Graduate enrollment deposit: $385 (applied to tuition charges)
Registration fee: $115 per term
Re-registration fee: $115 per term
Late Registration fee: $200 per term
Student Services Fee: $75 per term
Graduation Fee: $100
Touchnet Payment Plan Enrollment Fee: $25 per term and per plan
Health insurance fee:

  • $1,609.60 (fall 2021)
  • $2,225.64 (spring 2022)
  • $309.11 per month (summer 2021: MFA in Comics students only)
  • $636.04 (summer 2022: MFA in Comics students only)

Other Mandatory Fees

Adobe Creative Cloud Access Fee (charged to all full-time and part-time students): $70 per term

Late payment fees - fall

For first payment not received by August 1st: $150
For each subsequent late payment: $50

Late payment fees - spring

For first payment not received by December 1st: $150
For each subsequent late payment: $50

Refundable Studio Deposits

Graduate Fine Arts: $150

Other Fees

Returned Check Fee: $25
Student ID Replacement Fee: $10
Transcript Fee (standard processing -- 10 business days): $5 per copy
Transcript Fee (rush processing -- 2 business days): $10 per copy


Housing

Housing Contract Breakage Fees - Please refer to the Refunds page for the complete housing refund & cancellation policies.


Housing Confirmation Payment: $250 (Nonrefundable and not included in the housing rates below)

Live on Residency Requirement - Fall

Students that do not register for housing, or have an approved Exemption on file on or before June 15 will be charged the full amount for housing for a Double Studio in Founders: $7,384

Live on Residency Requirement - Spring

Students that do not register for housing, or have an approved Exemption on file on or before December 1 will be charged the full amount for housing for a Double Studio in Founders: $6,084

Irwin Hall - Oakland Campus

Fall

Spring

Total

Double

$5,712

$5,967

$11,679

Double (Buy out for 1 person)

$7,840

$8,190

$16,030


Blattner - 75 Arkansas St. (San Francisco)

Fall

Spring

Total

Single with View in 4 Bedroom Apartment

$13,064

$10,764

$23,828

Single in 4 Bedroom Apartment

$10,224

$8,424

$18,648

Double in 2 Bedroom Apartment

$9,372

$7,722

$17,094

Double in 4 Bedroom Apartment

$7,952

$6,552

$14,504


Founders - 188 Hooper St. (San Francisco)

9 months

Fall

Spring

Total

Private Small Studio with Kitchenette

$10,934

$9,009

$19,943

Private Small Studio with Sink Only

$10,650

$8,775

$19,425

Private Studio with Kitchenette

$12,070

$9,945

$22,015

Single in 4 Bedroom Suite

$8,662

$7,137

$15,799

Single in 3 Bedroom Suite

$9,230

$7,605

$16,835

Single in 3 Bedroom Suite with Kitchenette

$9,798

$8,073

$17,871

Single in 2 Bedroom Suite

$9,230

$7,605

$16,835

Double Studio Buy Out (as a Single)

$10,224

$8,424

$18,648

Double Studio

$7,384

$6,084

$13,468


Founders - 188 Hooper St. (San Francisco)

12 months

Fall with Winter Break

Spring

Summer

Total

Private Small Studio with Kitchenette

$10,366

$8,614

$7,154

$26,134

Private Small Studio with Sink Only

$9,798

$8,142

$6,762

$24,702

Private Studio with Kitchenette

$11,218

$9,322

$7,742

$28,282

Single in 4 Bedroom Suite

$7,952

$6,608

$5,488

$20,048

Single in 3 Bedroom Suite

$8,520

$7,080

$5,880

$21,480

Single in 3 Bedroom Suite with Kitchenette

$9,088

$7,552

$6,272

$22,912

Single in 2 Bedroom Suite

$8,520

$7,080

$5,880

$21,480

Double Studio Buy Out (as a Single)

$9,514

$7,906

$6,566

$23,986

Double Studio

$6,816

$5,664

$4,704

$17,184


Meal Plans

Plan

Requirement

Fall

Spring

Total cost

Ultimate

Optional

$3,265

$3,265

$6,530

Essential

All Founders Hall residents in units without kitchens

$2,825

$2,825

$5,650

Makers

All Founders Hall residents with kitchen and all residents in Blattner

$1,520

$1,520

$3,040

Mini

Optional

$840

$840

$1,680

Micro

Optional

$390

$390

$780