Cost of Attendance for Nursing MSN

The total Cost of Attendance (COA) is an allowance based on expenses that students may incur while enrolled in school. The COA includes tuition, fees and expenses for housing, food, educational materials and transportation. This figure is used to determine aid eligibility. The amount of financial aid that students receive cannot exceed the cost of attendance

Please note that certain expenses listed, such as food and housing, personal expenses, and transportation, vary depending on living arrangements and lifestyle. Typical Housing Cost information is also compiled by UC Office of the President and can give you an idea of housing costs in areas close to UCLA.


2024-25 MSN Cost of Attendance

Budget Category Off Campus
University Tuition and Fees $14,514
Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition (PDST)* $14,112
Health Insurance $6,632
Food and Housing $26,091
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $2,417
Transportation $3,465
Personal $2,920
Loan Fees $1,044
Document Fee $80
Nonresident Supplemental Tuition Fee $12,245

*Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition is a mandatory fee included in the University Registration Tuition & Fee assessment.

What are my direct costs to UCLA?

Direct costs are what you pay directly to the University of California, Los Angeles for your Nursing education.

  • Tuition and Fees: Set amount charged by the university. Out-of-state students pay an additional Nonresident Supplemental Tuition (NRST) fee of $12,245.
  • Health Insurance: Health Insurance is mandatory for all UCLA registered students. All students are automatically enrolled in the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) and may waive enrollment if they already have adequate health insurance.
Resident - Annual Resident - Quarterly Nonresident - Annual Nonresident - Quarterly
Tuition and Fees $27,405 $9,135 $39,650 $13,216
Student Health Insurance Plan $5,571 $1,857 $5,571 $1,857
Total Direct Graduate Costs $32,976 $10,992 $45,221 $15,073

* A complete breakdown of annual and term student fees is available on the Registrar's Office website.