2023 UCSF School of Medicine Tuition & Fees

The 2023 tuition at UCSF School of Medicine is $45,131 for California residents and $57,376 for out-of-state students. UCSF School of Medicine's tuition is 4.66% lower than average tuition of U.S. medical schools and 7.8% higher than average tuition of California medical schools.
The medical school tuition differs and more expensive than the regular undergraduate and graduate programs.
The average living costs including room & board and transportation costs is $31,200.
UCSF School of Medicine 2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
UCSF School of Medicine Tuition & Fees$45,131$57,376
U.S. Public Medical School Average$38,176$60,181
California Public Medical School Average$40,992$53,237
Living Costs$31,200
Books & Supplies$600
Graduate Program$12,999$28,101

4-Yeras MD Program Total Costs

The tuition for MD program varies by medical years depending on mandatory fees and required course works. The estimated COA (cost of attendance) for the standard four(4) years MD program at UCSF School of Medicine is $325,801 for California residents and $374,781 out-of-state students based on the current tuition rate. The COA includes the costs for tuition & fees, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, and other personal miscellaneous expenses. The next table summarizes medical school costs for four(4) years by year and cost item.
UCSF School of Medicine Year by Year Cost of Attendance
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 44 Years Estimation
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$45,131$45,131$49,167$49,167$188,596
Room & Board / transportation$31,200$31,200$38,085$34,320$134,805
Books & Supplies$600$600$600$600$2,400
Miscellaneous Expenses$0$0$0$0-
California Residents$76,931$76,931$87,852$84,087$325,801

MCAT & GPA Scores

The average MCAT score of enrolled students at UCSF School of Medicine is 517. Compared to the average MCAT of all medical schools, the MCAT score of UCSF School of Medicine is around average of U.S. medical schools (the average score is 512).
The average GPA is 3.8 and it is around average compared to other medical schools (the average GPA is 3.73).
UCSF School of Medicine 2022 MCAT and GPA
MCAT - UCSF School of Medicine517
U.S. Medical Schools512
California Medical Schools514
GPA - UCSF School of Medicine3.8
U.S. Medical Schools3.73
California Medical Schools3.76

Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2022 acceptance rate at UCSF School of Medicine is 1.79% where 9,880 applicants have applied to and 177 students have accepted and finally enrolled to school. The acceptance rate at UCSF School of Medicine is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other medical schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 3.52%). Note that the acceptance rate means the percentage of applicants who are accepted and enrolled (not just accepted).
UCSF School of Medicine 2022 Acceptance Rate and Yield
CaliforniaOther StateMenWomen
Applicants9,880 4,574
Enrolled177 139
Acceptance Rate1.79% 3.04% 0.72% 1.84% 1.75%
U.S. Medical Schools3.52% 10.29% 1.04% 3.48% 3.56%
California Medical Schools1.51% 2.14% 0.63% 1.52% 1.51%

New Students and Total Enrollment

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 177 first-time students have enrolled in UCSF School of Medicine.By residency, 78.5% of new students is California residents and 21.5% of enrolled students from other States. By gender, 53.7% of enrolled students is women and 46.3% is men students.
A total of 831 students have enrolled to UCSF School of Medicine. By gender, there are 391 male and 440 female students at UCSF School of Medicine.
2021 Student Population at UCSF School of Medicine
Total Enrollment831
Men Students391
Women Students440
First-time Students177