2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Tuition Rates
Tuition rates for the academic year 2023-24
Choose your student classification to find tuition rates.
(Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
(Visiting Summer Session student? Use the Summer Session cost calculator.)
Graduate School (Master's / Doctorate)
Please note: Ph.D. students in the Biomedical Sciences and in the Graduate School of Business are assessed the standard graduate tuition rates.
|Total Units||Quarterly Tuition (unless otherwise specified)|
|each Graduate unit above 18||$1,305 per unit|
|1-7 units (Summer only)||$1,272 per unit|
Graduate School of Engineering
|Total Units||Quarterly Tuition|
|each Graduate Engineering unit above 18||$1,391 per unit|
|1-7 units (Summer only)||$1,356 per unit|
Graduate School of Business (GSB)
|First year (GSB)||$26,620|
|Second year (GSB)||$25,650|
MSx: M.S. in Management for Experienced Leaders
$138,640 Annual tuition
This is the annual rate, comprising 4 quarters: Summer 2023-Spring 2024
School of Medicine (SoM)
$21,781 per quarter
|Total Units||Quarterly Tuition|
|Each unit above the quarterly maximum||$1,452 per unit|
Stanford Law School
$23,870 per quarter
Law/GSB Joint Program
$24,265 per quarter
Multiple-Career Graduate Tuition
For details, please see
Joint Degree Programs and Tuition Schedules
Postdoc & Non-Matriculated
|Tuition Category||Quarterly Tuition (unless otherwise specified)|
|VSR Monthly Fee|
This is the monthly rate
|Permit to Attend (PTA)|
Policies concerning auditing are available in the Student Policies section.
Special Registration Statuses for Graduate & Professional Students
Graduate Part-time Enrollment (3-7 units; Autumn, Winter, Spring)
Graduate students who need only 3-7 units to complete degree requirements or qualify for TGR status may be eligible for part-time enrollment. For more information on eligibility for part-time graduate enrollment and for information on how to apply, please see our special registration page.
Graduate Part-time Enrollment (OAE Accommodation) (3-7 units; Autumn, Winter, Spring)
This registration status is for graduate students who have been recommended for an approved reduced course load by the Office of Accessible Education (OAE). For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please see our special registration page.
|Total units||Graduate quarterly tuition rate||Engineering quarterly tuition rate|
$150 per quarter
Graduate students who have completed all degree requirements and need a registration status in order to graduate may qualify for a graduation quarter. For more information on eligibility for graduation quarter and for information on how to apply, please see our special registration page.
Medical School Research Rate
$3,619 per quarter
For more information on eligibility and for information on how to apply, please see the School of Medicine Registrar's Office Reduced/Research Tuition Rate Eligibility web page.
TGR (Terminal Graduate Registration) / TGR Final Registration
$3,816 per quarter
TGR students who carry 0-3 units are assessed the TGR rate of $3,816.
Graduate students who have completed all degree requirements (including minimum residency units) but are working on finishing a thesis, project or dissertation may qualify for TGR. For more information on eligibility for TGR and for information on how to apply, please see our special registration page and our TGR page.