Estimated Minimum Expenses

Stipend/Year1,2 $16,640
Minimum expenses assume that interns live within walking distance of hospital3, share housing, and eat meals at the hospital when on duty.
Application Fee (non-refundable) $50
UCSF Human Resources Background Check $74
Housing (unfurnished apartment near hospital, one or more roommates) $12,000 to $16,800
Utilities (not including telephone) $800
Meals $2,400
Laundry $300
Required Books $55
CDA Public Policy Education Day $90
Public Transportation3 (varies based on proximity to campus. Some rotations may include up to 4 days at a bay area satellite clinic that would require public transportation via BART). $876 to $1032
UCSF Fitness Center (optional)
Interns are entitled to Millberry Fitness Center membership at a reduced rate (please see the Fitness Center for detailed information about rates and services).
$540 to $744 (varies annually)
Professional Memberships $35-50
Fee for Registration Examination (after internship, amount subject to change) $200
TOTAL $16,880 to $22,595

1 Subject to change.

2 Medical, dental, and vision insurance provided to the intern through UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services. Information about medical coverage provided by Student Health can be obtained on the SHS website:  

3 If interns plan to commute by bus from a location within San Francisco, a monthly bus pass is $73-86. Public transportation from locations outside of San Francisco would be significantly more expensive. Transportation above calculated on monthly bus pass.