Fees are assessed quarterly.

Program Cost & Financial Aid Information


The non-refundable application fee is $135 USD for US and Permanent Residents and $155 USD for all other applicants.


Tuition for the 9-course program is $39,600. This breaks down to $4,400 per course / $1,100 per unit.

Tuition is assessed quarterly. Students in the MSOL program are not assessed mandatory campus fees.


UCLA Extension (UNEX) charges an additional $300 fee per course, for a total tuition cost of $4,700 per course.

If you would like to take a course as a non-matriculating student, please e-mail admissions@seas.ucla.edu, as special permission is required before enrollment can begin.


The Financial Aid Office administers financial support via student loans based on need to domestic students. To apply for Financial Aid, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application (priority deadline March 2nd).

Fee Payment Methods

There are different ways students can pay their fees. Specific arrangements are made at the time the applicant accepts the offer of admission by the school. Current available options include:

  • Payment by student’s organization (e.g., your employer), according to the organization’s procedures.
  • Combination payment by student and the student’s organization.
  • Payment by student, often with reimbursement by the student’s organization.

Information for Sponsors

[Tuition Verification Letter PDF – 2024]

This information serves as verification of program cost and tuition for the UCLA Master of Science in Engineering Online (MSOL) program.

The MSOL program is a fully online degree program with a tuition cost of $4,400.00 per course. Tuition is assessed quarterly.

Students in the MSOL program are exempt from mandatory campus fees. Charges posted to the quarterly student billing statement (BruinBill) are wholly comprised of the tuition cost of $4,400.00 per course.

For confirmation of a student’s courses, units, grades, and degree, please refer to the student’s Academic Transcript.

For confirmation of a student’s registration (fee payment and enrollment status), please refer to the student’s Proof of Enrollment.

This information does not serve as verification of registration or payment status. Additional documentation to confirm registration and payment status for each quarter can be found in the Academic Transcript and Verification Transcript.

Due to the large volume of sponsored students and UCLA’s billing system requirements, we regret that it is not possible to provide billing details catered to each sponsor.

Please visit the Third Party Sponsorship site for additional policies and procedures.