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Tuition & Aid: Executive MBA

Your Executive MBA is an investment of time, energy and money. The Rady School is committed to helping you identify your options and providing advice to assist you with financial decisions.

Tuition and Program Fees

For updated Executive MBA fees for students enrolling in 2022-2023 please visit our page on TritonLinkThe Rady School and UC San Diego offer grants, loans, and fellowships to assist students. Fees are subject to change. The Rady MBA program is 92 credit units. The fees are billed quarterly and include registration and all electronic textbooks and course materials.

Visit the UC San Diego Registrar page for the most current information on tuition and fees.

*Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

Financial Assistance

To be considered for financial assistance or non-subsidized loans, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit your FAFSA at UC San Diego’s school code is 001317. Once your FAFSA data has been processed and transferred to the UC San Diego's Financial Aid Office by the FAFSA central processor, you will be notified of your eligibility by the Financial Aid Office.

UC San Diego's Financial Aid Office provides step-by-step application directions, downloadable forms, answers to frequently asked questions and more.


Rady provides limited scholarship support to exceptional individuals. All domestic and international admitted students are considered for merit-based scholarship upon admission. No additional application is required. Applicants awarded Rady scholarship are notified in writing with their admission letter. Click here for more information about our donor-supported and other special fellowshipsAll graduates of any University of California campus are eligible for the Rady-funded UC Fellowship in the amount of $10,000.


U.S. citizens or permanent residents should apply for Federal Stafford Loans first because of favorable interest rates and origination fees. These are variable, low-interest educational loans. The Federal Stafford Loan Program provides unsubsidized loans where you pay accruing interest while in school, grace and authorized deferment periods. These loans are need-based. They do not require a co-signer and are not based on your credit history. Deferment options are available. The FAFSA is required to determine what loans may be available. Visit the office of Financial Aid for additional information.

Private educational loans are available to domestic and international applicants. For international applicants, some lending institutions may require that a U.S. citizen co-sign. Refer to the UC San Diego Private Loan Programs page for details.

Student Contribution Appeal

Your expected student contribution for the academic year will be based largely on your prior calendar-year income. For students who have been working full-time during the prior year, this expected contribution may not accurately reflect your current or projected financial situation as a full-time student. Students falling into this situation should submit a student contribution appeal form.