Tuition & Fees

2020-2021 Annual Undergraduate Cost of Attendance
Direct CostsDetailDomesticInternational
TuitionBased on full-time status of at least 12 hours per semester$35,158$38,158
Housing and DiningCost of a double-occupancy room in the Villas and a meal plan$14,666$14,666
$49,824$52,824

Other Estimated Costs

 DomesticInternational
Campus services fee*$2,000$2,000
Health insurance**$1,425$1,425
Books and supplies$1,828$1,828
Transportation$1,390$1,390
Personal expenses***$1,366$1,366

2020-2021 Graduate Cost of Attendance

Tuition is based on 12-18 units each semester, which is considered full time.

 DomesticInternational
Tuition$800 per unit$1000 per unit
Housing and Dining$14,666$14,666

Other Estimated Costs

 DomesticInternational
Health insurance**$1,425$1,425
Books and supplies$1,828$1,828
Transportation$1,390$1,390
Personal expenses***$1,366$1,366

*The campus services fee is required of all undergraduate students. It helps fund undergraduate programs offered by Student Life in support of student organizations, student programming events and activities, and student staffing in the Student Center. It also covers student-led sustainability projects provided by the university and the Student Wellness Center.Graduate students must take 6 units each semester to be considered full time. Room and board expenses are based on living in the Villas, which is not required for graduate students.

**Students are mandated to have health care coverage. International students must purchase MCU’s student health insurance plan. Domestic students who have other health care coverage may waive the student health insurance plan here.

***Some costs, such as personal expenses and transportation, are difficult to project and vary from student to student. We recommend you create a budget to estimate your costs more precisely.

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Payment deadlines

  • Fall tuition: August 1
  • Spring tuition: January 1
  • Summer tuition: May 1

Office of Student Financial Services
financialaid@marymountcalifornia.edu
(310) 303-7217

Office hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Campus location
Administrative Building 111