Tuition & Fees

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Both on-campus (residential) and online (DEN@Viterbi) students pay the same tuition. Viterbi Graduate Tuition:

Academic Year
Per Unit Rate
3-unit Course
4-unit Course
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023*
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022*
* Tuition is the same for on-campus and online students
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Below are PDFs for the estimated cost of attendance for our programs broken out by the number of units required to complete a program. For more information on specific Master's programs, visit the Master's Program pages. 


USC students may pay their tuition and fees online, via wire transfer or using a payment plan. Details can be found on the USC Student Financial Services Payment Options page. You can check your account balance through the On-line Academic Student Information System (OASIS). Log into OASIS through MyUSC.

USC also provides a Tuition Refund Insurance option that enables students to receive a 100% refund of term tuition and fees if they are are forced to withdraw for medical reasons.

Published on May 30th, 2017

Last updated on April 1st, 2022