2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-San Diego are $14,700 for California residents and $44,454 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.12% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $13,564 for California residents and $28,666 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.12% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 University of California-San Diego Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$14,018$42,032$13,446$28,548
2019$14,167$43,159$13,397$28,499
2020$14,415$44,169$13,455$28,557
2021$14,648$44,402$13,529$28,631
2022$14,700$44,454$13,564$28,666

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $20,308 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $19,264.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.94% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$13,115$3,832$12,652$4,521
2019$13,651$3,918$13,215$4,626
2020$14,271$4,035$13,681$4,760
2021$15,336$4,203$13,749$4,900
2022$16,145$4,163$14,383$4,881

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,152 at University of California-San Diego. The books & supplies cost has increased by 2.49% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
University of California-San Diego 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,198
2019$1,102
2020$1,128
2021$1,124
2022$1,152