$350 for each 3-unit Architecture Distance Learning Course

$300 for each 3-unit Ecological Design Distance Learning Course

Degree Programs





Green MBA: Master of Business Administration in Sustainability 16 48 $4,800
Master of Science in Green Building 16 48 $4,800
Master of Project Management 12 36 $3,600
Master of Architecture 8 to 37 25 to 114 $2,800 – $12,950
Master of Ecological Design 8 to 25 25 to 75 $2,400 – $7,500
Bachelor of Science in Architecture 12 36 $4,200
Bachelor of Science in Ecological Design 12 36 $3,600
Associate of Arts in Architecture 12 36 $4,200
Associate of Arts in Ecological Design 12 36 $3,600

Methods of Payment

Methods of payment include MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express and VISA.  If you would like to pay by check please make check payable to San Francisco Institute of Architecture. Please be advised that SFIA charges $25 for returned checks.

Financial Assistance

Learn more about financial aid here.

Refund Policy

After enrollment and receipt of study materials, students have fourteen days in which to decide to withdraw with no penalty. After fourteen days, a $200 withdrawal fee will be charged, along with $100 for each subsequent month you’ve been enrolled in the program. Payments made by check are refunded by check. Payments made by credit card are refunded to the credit card or by check.

To Request a Refund

To request a refund please submit a letter to the registrar with the following information:




Daytime phone number

Course Name

Course Number

Payment method

Your signature

Requests may be submitted in the following ways:

Email your request to the registrar at:

Fax your request to the registrar at 510-523-5175

Mail your request to the registrar at the following address:

Office of the Registrar


Box 2590

Alameda, CA 94501

SFIA reserves the right to modify tuition and fees at anytime. When changes in tuition and fees occur they will posted online at and printed in the next publication of the school catalog.