Financial Aid

male student in cap and gown holding piggy bankThe University of Southern California Financial Aid Office will provide you with the details of applying for financial aid, understanding your financial aid award and properly securing all of your loans. Please visit the USC Financial Aid Office (FAO) website for detailed information regarding dates and deadlines, as well as downloadable forms to complete your financial aid application.

Federal student aid is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. International candidates should explore funding options in their home countries. Many employers offer tuition benefits, including tuition reimbursement and low-cost loans. Based on each candidate’s country of residence, they may also have access to education loans through private lenders.

Watch the Financial Aid Information Session to learn more about applying for financial aid for the 2015-16 academic year.

For a comprehensive breakdown of tuition, fees and financial aid options, please review the charts below, or download the full Estimated Tuition & Financial Aid Information Sheet.

FULL-TIME (4 SEMESTERS)

SEMESTERUNITSEST. FDUSL LOAN1EST. TUITION2CALCULATION
1 17 $10,250 $24,732 $24,732 flat rate
2 14 $10,250 $23,324 14 x $1,666 per unit rate
3 16 $10,250 $24,732 $24,732 flat rate
4 13 $10,250 $21,658 13 x $1666 per unit rate
  Total Units: 60   $94,446  

 

PART-TIME (6 SEMESTERS)

SEMESTERUNITSEST. FDUSL LOAN1ESTIMATED TUITION2CALCULATION
1 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
2 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
3 11 $10,250 $18,326 11 x $1,666 per unit
4 8 $10,250 $13,328 8 x $1,666 per unit
5 16 $10,250 $24,732 $24,732 flat rate
6 13 $10,250 $21,658 13 x $1,666 per unit rate
  Total Units: 60   $98,036  

 

PART-TIME (8 SEMESTERS)

SEMESTERUNITSEST. FDUSL LOAN1ESTIMATED TUITION2CALCULATION
1 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
2 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
3 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
4 8 $10,250 $13,328 8 x $1,666 per unit
5 8 $10,250 $13,328 8 x $1,666 per unit
6 10 $10,250 $16,660 10 x $1,666 per unit
7 10 $10,250 $16,660 10 x $1,666 per unit
8 6 $10,250 $9,996 6 x $1,666 per unit
  Total Units: 60   $99,960  

 

1 ESTIMATED FEDERAL DIRECT UNSUBSIDIZED STAFFORD LOAN - Please note that there is a 1.073 percent Federal Origination Fee deducted from each disbursement for Federal Direct Stafford Loans made on or after October 1, 2014 to October 1, 2015.

 

2 Please note that all quoted tuition rates are based on the 2015–2016 academic year and are subject to change without notice.