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University of Southern California Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$67,831 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,442 tuition
$14,348 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$841 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$67,831 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,442 tuition
$14,348 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$841 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$31,116 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
64% of students receive aid
17% get federal aid ($5,385 avg)
10% get state aid ($9,019 avg)
57% get institn'l aid ($31,116 avg)
27% get loans ($7,444 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.14% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.14% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $34,145 58%
Federal Grant Aid $5,385 17%
Pell Grants $4,649 17%
Other Federal Grants $1,222 10%
Institution Grant Aid $31,116 57%
State Grant Aid $9,019 10%
Student Loans $7,444 27%
Federal Loans $5,693 27%
Other Loans $22,457 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Southern California offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
University Park
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-1111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,733
Out of State $1,733


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Devan from Mission Viejo, CA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    While it is a somewhat expensive choice, the opportunities, event, and programs that it provides makes the choice well worth the cost.

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  • 4
  • S
  • I am a current student here

    There are many free events for student to attend, resource centers, and facilities.

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  • 4
  • chelsea
  • I am a current student here

    you're definitely getting your moneys worth with usc. the trojan family is so strong and our alumni really do make a difference.

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