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.

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)
Semester Units Estimated Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan1 Estimated Tuition2 Calculation
1 17 $10,250 $23,781 $23,781 flat rate
2 14 $10,250 $22,428 14 x $1,602 per unit rate
3 16 $10,250 $23,781 $23,781 flat rate
4 13 $10,250 $20,826 13 x $1,602 per unit rate
Total Units: 60 $90,816

 

Part-Time (6 Semesters)
Semester Units Estimated Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan1 Estimated Tuition2 Calculation
1 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
2 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
3 11 $10,250 $17,622 11 x $1,602 per unit
4 8 $10,250 $12,816 8 x $1,602 per unit
5 16 $10,250 $23,781 $23,781 flat rate
6 13 $10,250 $20,826 13 x $1,602 per unit rate
Total Units: 60 $94,269

 

Part-Time (8 Semesters)
Semester Units Estimated Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan1 Estimated Tuition2 Calculation
1 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
2 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
3 11 $10,250 $17,622 11 x $1,602 per unit
4 8 $10,250 $12,816 8 x $1,602 per unit
5 10 $10,250 $16,020 10 x $1,602 per unit
6 7 $10,250 $11,214 7 x $1,602 per unit
7 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
8 6 $10,250 $9,612 6 x $1,602 per unit
Total Units: 60 $96,120

 

1 Please note that there is a 1.072 percent Federal Origination Fee deducted from each disbursement for Federal Direct Stafford Loans made on or after December 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
2 Please note that all quoted tuition rates are based on the 2014–2015 academic year and are subject to change without notice.
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