Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

Please review the following details about tuition and fees at the Institute.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Full-time Students: 2015-16 Academic Year

Tuition $37,100 $18,550 per semester
Student Activity Fee $156 $78 per semester
Books and Supplies $900 $450 per semester
Housing and Food $14,310 $7,155 per semester
Local Transportation $1,126 $563 per semester
Personal Expenses $1,800 $900 per semester

Health Insurance

$3,060

(Annual fee includes summer)

$1,530

Total Cost of Attendance
$58,452 $29,226 per semester

Estimated Cost of Attendance for MBA Advanced Entry: Summer 2016

Students in the 12-month MBA program will attend fall, spring and summer semesters. The cost of attendance for fall and spring semesters is described above. The following tuition and fees are for the final summer semester:

Tuition $17,660*
Books and Supplies $300
Housing and Food $4,770
Local Transportation $375
Personal Expenses $600
Total Summer Cost of Attendance $23,705

*This is the tuition for Summer Semester 2015. The tuition for Summer Semester 2016 will be set in March 2016.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Advanced Entry: 2015-16 Academic Year

Please note that advanced entry tuition rates apply to students who are enrolled for only two semesters (36 credits total) in the following programs: International Environmental Policy, Master of Public Administration, International Policy and Development, and Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies.

Tuition $39,570 $19,785 per semester
Student Activity Fee $156 $78 per semester
Books and Supplies $900 $450 per semester
Housing and Food $14,310 $7,155 per semester
Local Transportation $1,126 $563 per semester
Personal Expenses $1,800 $900 per semester

Health Insurance

$3,060
(Annual fee includes summer)

$1,530

Total Cost of Attendance $60,922 $30,461 per semester

Tuition Details: Full-time vs. Part-time

Full-time Tuition

The per credit rate is $1,766. Students who pay full-time tuition are entitled to take between eleven (11) and sixteen (16) credits in a given semester. Students who wish to take more credits may either:

  1. Pay for the additional credit at the current per credit rate, or
  2. Defer the overload credits to a subsequent semester in which they pay full-time tuition and take fewer than sixteen (16) credits.

Part-time Tuition

Students who take 11 or fewer credits per semester will be charged at the per credit rate. (Students taking 12 or more credits will be charged the comprehensive fee.

Student Fees

Student Activity Fee

If you're taking 5 or more credits each semester, you will be be charged a $53 student activity fee. This fee helps to fund Student Council as well as activities and resources to enhance your student life experience.

Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF)

California law requires that upon enrollment a fee be assessed relative to the cost of tuition (Education Code Section 94342).  These fees support the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF), a special fund established by the California Legislature to reimburse students who might otherwise experience a financial loss as a result of untimely school closure.  STRF fees are $.50 per $1,000 of tuition. Institutional participation is mandatory. Learn more »

Late Fees

If your tuition and fees are not paid in full by the 4th week of school, you will be assessed a $250 late fee. This late free does not apply to students who are fully-funded by a third party as long as the Bursar is aware of the situation.

Personal Expenses

This student budget does not include all of the expenses you may have, such as credit card or other consumer debt and living expenses for a spouse and/or dependents. The category of personal expenses includes clothing, laundry, household supplies and entertainment. You should prepare a personal budget to anticipate your total financial needs.