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FINANCIAL

FPE Master’s Degree Tuition & Cost

SELF-SUSTAINING

The Fire Protection Engineering Program at Cal Poly is a self-sustaining program; no state resources are used to support the program.

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The current fees for the FPE Cer tificate program have been established at $600 per unit. These fees may change without prior notice. In addition to program fees, students who are matriculated in a self-support degree program offered through Cal Poly Extended Education will be required to pay additional university fees:

In addition to the program fees, students who are matriculated in a selfsupport degree program offered through Extended Education will pay some or all of the following university fees:

Descriptions of the above fees can be found here. A detailed listing of mandatory fees and other university fees can be found at this link

Additional fees may be required to receive services, materials, or to use facilities provided by the university.


On-Campus Students Distance/Online Students On-Campus International Students
Registration Fees* $14,400 $14,400 $14,400
Additional On-Campus Fees $1,438 $90 $1,438
International Fees** N/A N/A $900
International Health Insurance*** N/A N/A $1,165
TOTAL TUITION & FEES $15,838 $14,490 $17,903
Housing $9,229 N/A $9,229
Dining $4,778 N/A $4,778
TOTAL $14,007 N/A $14,007
Books $1,002 $1,002 $1,002
Supplies $0 $0 $0
Transportation $1,284 N/A $1,284
Miscellaneous $1,479 N/A $1,479
Est. Loan Fees $72 $72 N/A
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE $33,682 $15,564 $35,675

*Fees are $600 per unit, and 45 units are required for degree completion. Annual student registration fee is based on full-time enrollment.
**UU Fee and Health Services Fee
***International Health Insurance fee varies by quarter. Click here to see further details.


More Information

*Fees are $600 per unit, and 45 units are required for degree completion. Annual student registration fee is based on full-time enrollment.

***International Health Insurance fee varies by quarter. Click here to see further details.

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  • Registration fees are estimated and subject to state budget approval.
  • Federal Loan borrowers have estimated loan fees added in the cost of attendance.
  • Distance/Online students are not expected to attend any classes on campus; otherwise, on campus rates would apply.
  • Distance/Online students in the MS program are also responsible for costs associated with traveling to San Luis Obispo to present and defend their culminating projects.
  • Textbook cost is an estimated amount associated with textbooks and handbooks used for all courses in the FPE program.
  • Costs do not include room and board, transportation or other living expenses