The Cost

How much is it?

TRADITIONAL GRADUATE TUITION

$100,000

VERSUS

Experience Lab Tuition

$15,000

What’s Included

    • One-on-one support as you connect with a 12-week Field Experience in one of ten domestic and global host cities
    • Personalized online coursework to help you prepare for your Field Experience and to build your professional portfolio
    • Full logistical support for travel, housing, visas, and insurance (if applicable)
    • All lunches during Meetup at UC Berkeley
    • Intensive in-person coursework in San Francisco focused on your chosen curricular track
    • On-the-ground professional and cultural activities with your peers, organized by your respective City Managers
    • Weekly coaching to offer support throughout your courses and Field Experience
    • Graduate Level Certificate UC Berkeley Extension to recognize completion of program
    • Post-graduation professional support
    • Monthly stipend from your Field Experience company (depending on company and location)

*Note: Housing, medical insurance, and flights are not included in tuition and will vary depending on the location of your Field Experience.
Estimated additional student expenses for the 12-week Field Experience expenses (e.g. Chicago):
+ Housing ($1500/month for 3 months + $500 for Meetup)
+ Travel to Meet-up site AND from Meet-up site to Field Experience City ($1000, depending on location)
+ Food and Transportation in your Field Experience City ($100/week for 12 weeks)
– Stipend from Field Experience company ($500/month for 3 months)
=$5,200 in other expenses

 

Application Process