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Tuition & Fees Schedule

2020 - 2021 Tuition & Fees Schedule

You can access the 2019-2020 tuition and fees schedule here.

The following is a list of tuition and fees for the 2020-21 academic year. (Note: All amounts are subject to change without notice.)

Undergraduate Tuition

Full-Time Students (12–18 units)
$25,297 per term + $2,108 per unit over 18

Part-Time Students (fewer than 12 units)
$2,108 per unit

Graduate Tuition

MFA in Comics (summer 2020): $1,422 per unit
MFA in Comics (fall 2020 & spring 2021): $1,422 per unit
All other students: $1,775 per unit
MDES 19/20 Cohort: $1,775 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
Health insurance fee:

  • $1,580.09 (fall 2020)
  • $2,159.14 (spring 2021)
  • $584.18 (summer 2020: MFA in Comics students only)
  • $309.11 per month (summer 2021: MFA in Comics students only)

Student Services Fee: $75 for spring 2021 only
Graduation Fee: $100
Touchnet Payment Plan Enrollment Fee: $25 per term and per plan

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 (deadline extended to August 15th) : $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

Materials & Course Fees

Course Materials Fee (charged to all full-time and part-time students): $100 for spring 2021 only

Refundable Studio Deposits

Graduate Fine Arts: $150
Graduate Writing: $25

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.


Refundable Damage Deposit: $300 (not included in housing rates below)

Irwin Hall - Oakland Campus

Fall

Spring

Total

Double

$5,600

$5,850

$11,450

Double (Buy out for 1 person)

$7,840

$8,190

$16,030


Blattner - 75 Arkansas St. (San Francisco)

Fall

Spring

Total

Single with a 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


Panoramic Residences - 1321 Mission St. (San Francisco)

Fall

Spring

Total

Private studio with kitchen

$13,348

$10,998

$24,346

Single in a 3 bedroom suite with kitchen

$9,656

$7,956

$17,612

XL Double in a bedroom suite with kitchen (buy out for 1 person)

$10,366

$8,541

$18,907

Double in 3 bedroom suite with kitchen

$7,526

$6,201

$13,727

Double studio with kitchen

$7,526

$6,201

$13,727


Founders - 188 Hooper St. (San Francisco)

9 months

Fall with winter break

Spring

Total

Private studio with kitchen

$12,070

$9,945

$22,015

Private small studio with kitchen

$10,934

$9,009

$19,943

Private small studio with kitchenette

$10,650

$8,775

$19,425

Double studio (as single)

$10,082

$8,307

$18,389

Single in 3 bedroom suite with kitchen

$9,656

$7,956

$17,612

Single in 3 bedroom suite

$9,088

$7,488

$16,576

Single in 2 bedroom suite

$9,088

$7,488

$16,576

Single in 4 bedroom suite

$8,520

$7,020

$15,540

Double in 2 bedroom suite

$7,810

$6,435

$14,245

Double Studio

$7,242

$5,967

$13,209


Founders - 188 Hooper St. (San Francisco)

12 months

Fall with winter break

Spring

Summer

Total

Private studio with kitchen

$11,218

$9,322

$7,663

$28,203

Private small studio with kitchen

$10,082

$8,378

$6,887

$25,347

Private small studio with kitchenette

$9,798

$8,142

$6,693

$24,633

Double studio (as single)

$9,372

$7,788

$6,402

$23,562

Single in 3 bedroom suite with kitchen

$8,946

$7,434

$6,111

$22,491

Single in 2 bedroom suite

$8,378

$6,962

$5,723

$21,063

Single in 4 bedroom suite

$7,810

$6,490

$5,335

$19,635

Double in 2 bedroom suite

$7,242

$6,018

$4,947

$18,207

Double Studio

$6,674

$5,546

$4,559

$16,779


Meal Plans

Plan

Requirement

Fall

Spring

Total cost

Ultimate

Optional

$3,200

$3,200

$6,400

Essential

All Founders hall residents in units without kitchens

$2,768

$2,768

$5,536

Makers

All Founders Hall residents with kitchen and all residents in Blattner

$1,485

$1,485

$2,970

Micro

Optional

$825

$825

$1,650

Mini

Optional

$380

$380

$760