Tuition & Fees


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Tuition


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 2023 - Summer 2024*
$2,424
$7,272
$9,696
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023*
$2,309
$6,927
$9,236
* Tuition is the same for on-campus and online students
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.


Mandatory Fees - 2023/24


Fee Description
Fee Amount
On-Campus
DEN@Viterbi
Student Health Center Fee
$600/semester
Norman Topping Student Aid Fee
$11/semester
ENGR Student Programming Fee (On-Campus students)
$40/semester
ENGR Student Programming Fee (DEN@Viterbi students)
$20/semester
Exam Proctoring
$40 - $100 per course
Transportation Fee
$93/semester
Health Insurance (U.S.-based health insurance is required, but it does not have to be through USC)
Fall 2023: $948
Spring 2024: $1,765

Estimated Cost of Attendance


Downloadable Cost of Attendance documents that break down the tuition and fees by semester are available on the individual program pages under the Tuition & Fees tab on the left side of the page.

Payment


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 August 18th, 2023