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GRADUATE ADMISSION

Tuition

Tuition for the first and second years may vary based on number of units completed in each year. Second-year tuition is the number of units multiplied by the new tuition rate for that year.

Tuition for 2022-23 Academic Year

Program Cost Per Unit First Year Tuition Second Year Units
Applied Economics $1,555 $27,990
18 units
18 units
Asia Pacific Studies $1,555 $24,880
16 units
12 units
Biology *
full-tuition scholarship
$1,555 $0
12 units
12 units
Biotechnology $1,555 $26,435
17 units
19 units
Chemistry *
full-tuition scholarship
$1,555 $0
12 units
12 units
Computer Science $1,555 $24,880
16 units
20 units
Computer Science Bridge ** $1,555 $34,210
22 units
18 units
Data Science *** $1,555 $49,760
32 units
3 units
Energy Systems Management $1,555 $24,880
16 units
18 units
Environmental Management $1,555 $24,880
16 units
14 units
International and Development Economics $1,555 $27,990
18 units
18 units
International Studies $1,555 $31,100
20 units
14 units
Migration Studies $1,555 $26,435
17 units
14 units
Museum Studies $1,555 $37,320
24 units
8 units
Professional Communication $1,555 $24,880
16 units
16 units
Public Leadership $1,555 $24,880
16 units
16 units
Sport Management $1,555 $23,325
15 units
21 units
Urban and Public Affairs $1,555 $27,990
18 units
15 units
Writing (MFA) $1,555 $24,880
16 units
16 units

Tuition costs per year are estimates only; costs may vary based on actual enrollment in classes.

* All students admitted to Biology and Chemistry receive a full-tuition scholarship.

** Computer Science Bridge requires a third-year with 20 units.

*** MS in Data Science tuition is based on 32 units in the first academic year and 3 units in the second academic year (second summer).

Associated Graduate Students of USF (AGSUSF)

The $35 AGSUSF fee is applied each fall and spring semester for a total annual fee of $70. This fee funds activities and events of the Associated Graduate Students.

Health Insurance

The USF health insurance policy is required for graduate students, unless if a student is covered by equivalent insurance coverage.

USF health insurance is charged for fall (Aug 1 - Dec 31) and spring (Jan 1 - Jul 31). It is not charged or required for students who start their program in the summer until the fall enrollment period begins August 1.

Waiver Policy & Process

Payment

Student Accounts Office in Student Enrollment Services administers payment policies, billing, methods of payment, payment plans, and refunds.

Payment Plans