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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
  • Jul-26-2017 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
  • Feb-01-2017 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
  • May-18-2016 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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  • 4
  • Kiph from Sugar Land, TX
  • Mar-01-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    USC is definitely an expensive school but they make efforts to help students pay. The experience at USC also seems to be worth it.

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