Understanding Tuition & Fees
Get a better idea of the tuition and fees charged by University of Southern California in order to plan successfully for your college years. Examine the numbers below to understand how USC's price compares to other colleges and if you need to prepare for a rise in tuition.
USC Tuition & Fees Vs. Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, view the following table to find out how USC compares to other colleges.
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USC Tuition Costs
In the 2017 - 2018 academic year, full time students at USC were billed $54,259, before corrections for financial need. $53,448 was the price of tuition. $811 was fees. Find out more about the net price.
In contrast to state schools, USC doesn't offer discounted fees and tuition to residents of the state.
Tuition and fees take care of the costs of attendance for one year of school, but do not include room and board, which is an added bill you will incur if you decide to stay on campus. Keep in mind many students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease their total cost.
View the following table to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
Find USC cost per credit hour here.
Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be a rise of 4.1% in University of Southern California fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition expanded by 4.0% and fees expanded by 3.2%. This school year, undergrads can anticipate paying $56,500 if the growth keeps up.
Because of price growth, the total expense of a four-year degree would be $240,390, and the total cost of a two-year degree would be $115,333, not including added charges such as books, transportation, and room and board.
See projected potential tuition and fees for USC students in the below chart.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other factors, the cost of college tends to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more than your first year.
Learn some answers to the most frequently asked finance questions on college.