The 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 for online MSW students, 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.
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 2017–2018 academic year and are subject to change without notice.↑