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Program Costs

Fees Prior to Admission* 
Fee Cost
Extended Learning / MS SLP Program Application Fee (one time fee) $70.00 
Intent to Enroll Fee (*if offered admission; will be credited towards your first semester's fees) $150.00

*Additional screening fees may apply including drug screening, background checks, etc. prior to the start of classes and clinic. A complete list of additional fees will be provided upon admission into the program. Fees subject to change.

Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology degree program is $599.00 per unit plus mandatory semester fees.

NOTE: Students enrolled in a degree seeking program will not have fees adjusted if taking a required course at an alternative campus location or modality. 76 units total are required to complete the MS SLP program.

Additional Fees Effective Fall 2021
Additional Fees Per Semester Amount
Student Union $315.00
Recreation Fee $35.00
Academic Records Fee $12.00
Associated Students Fee $75.00
Athletics Fee $100.00
EL Technology Fee $48.00
Academic Excellence and Student Success (AESS) $250.00
Health Facilities/Services Opt-In $95.00
Mental Health Opt-In $93.00
IRA Fee $5.00
Child Care Services Opt-In $10.00
Opt-In Fees for Extended Learning Programs  
Total Mandatory Fees $840.00

Note: Fees are based on current CSU fee guidelines. CSU program tuition and fees are subject to change based on the CSU Board of Trustees mandates. Program and tuition fees do not include cost-of-living, books, parking, or additional expenses.

Payment Options:

There are several options to pay for your courses and fees.

  1. Apply for the CSUSM Payment Plan through the Student Financial Services website.
  2. If you intend to seek financial aid, it is recommended you submit your FAFSA application as soon as possible.

For the MS SLP Cohort program, a student would apply for:

  • Year #1 FAFSA for Fall, Spring, and Summer (Semester #1, 2, & 3)
  • Year #2 FAFSA will apply to the Fall & Summer (Semester #4 & 5)

For more information about financial aid options, please visit the Financial Aid office at 760-750-4850. 
For additional information visit FAFSA on the Web.

If you are a Veteran or a Veteran's dependent and have questions about what benefits you may be eligible for, please visit the CSUSM campus Epstein Family Veterans Center website. You can also reach out directly via email: or by phone: (760)750-4827. For specific information about other Extended Learning programs, please visit the Military & Veterans Services website.

Unfortunately, Extended Learning programs, certificates, or courses are not eligible for the Cal Vet Fee Waiver.