Cost of Attendance
Refer to the Cost of Attenance Worksheet for an estimate of the full cost of a specific program, which includes the certificate fee, course fees and required textbooks. This estimate may vary based on a variety of factors, including which elective courses you choose and when you take them. The cost of attendance does not include parking, transportation or personal expenses. All estimated budgets are subject to change.
Download Cost of Attendance Worksheet
All fees, including course fees, are subject to change without notice. Transaction fees are (2.75% for domestic and international cards) and are not included in worksheet.
UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies courses are priced individually, not per unit. For current course fees, please see the individual course web pages.
Certain programs, including but not limited to Post Baccalaureate Premedical, Accelerated Paralegal and Concurrent Enrollment, have different pricing structures. Please visit each program’s web page for more information.
We accept the following payment methods:
- Credit card (2.75% for domestic and international cards)
- Check/Money order (no fee)
- ACH (electronic fund transfer from bank routing/account $0.50 flat fee per transaction)
- Purchase order (varies depending on payment type)
- Cash (no fee)
Learn more about each payment method:
- Credit Cards
- Check/Money Order
- Purchase Order
You can view and print receipts for course and certificate fees paid after 1995 in My Extension. If you are unable to access My Extension or are having trouble accessing your receipts, contact Student Services at (858) 534-3400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Receipts for concurrent enrollment courses are not available in My Extension. Email email@example.com to obtain a receipt for concurrent enrollment fees.
To be eligible for a refund, you must submit a written drop request for the course prior to the published refund deadline. If you drop a course before the refund deadline, you will receive a refund of course fees paid at the time of enrollment. The refund deadlines are published on each individual course page and are also available in My Extension.
Service fees such from credit card and ACH transactions are non-refundable if a void isn't requested same business day. To request a same day void, please email or call Student Services. If you are receiving a refund, service fees are non-refunable.
Concurrent enrollment courses have separate refund policies and deadlines.
Some fees, including late fees, certificate fees and some materials, technology and lab fees, payment processing fees are non-refundable. If the “No Refund After” date is not listed in the course description at the time of purchase, a refund will be issued to the original form of payment if requested.
You may file a petition for an exception to the refund policy if you are unable to continue enrollment for one of the following reasons:
- Sudden serious personal illness, injury or hospitalization
- The sudden serious illness, injury, hospitalization or death of a close member of your family
- Compulsory military service
- A documented administrative error that affected your enrollment
- Extreme and unusual circumstances which were beyond your control
Transact for Extended Studies
The Division of Extended Studies (DES) is switching to a new financial system called Transact to replace multiple systems used for eMarkets and payments. This switch will impact the payments page (but not the shopping cart experience) on the DES website.
Have questions about Transact? View our FAQ for more details.
Download Transact FAQ