Based on the 2021-22 academic year, the following are estimated two-semester costs at USC for a full-time master’s student (12 units) living in university housing or in non-university housing, not with parents or relatives (other than a spouse):
Tuition and Fees
|Tuition (Unit Base: $2,035)||$48,840|
|Graduate School Application Fee||$90|
|Student Health Service Fee||$854|
|Student Programming Fee||$80|
|Norman H. Topping Student Aid Fund Fee||$16|
|Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna):|
|Dental Insurance (Optional)||$136|
|Total Tuition and Fees||$52,187*|
Note: The total cost listed above represents a domestic student with dental insurance. Total expenses for international students or those opting out of dental insurance may differ.
|Room and Board||$18,485|
|Books and Supplies||$900|
|Total Living Expenses||$24,510*|
*The above represents an estimated budget of fees and expenses. Fees may be subject to change without notice.
Last updated: Sept. 1, 2021