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Tuition & Fees

Tuition is calculated on a per-unit bases up to 14 units. To determine your cost for the year, please reference the 2018-2019 unit charges and multiply the number of units you anticipate enrolling in by the per unit rate. If you are enrolled in 15-18 units, the flat rate will apply. With both calculations you must add the applicable mandatory fees to your tuition cost to determine your bill for the year.

A detailed breakdown of tuition and fees for the first year of the program is below.

2018-2019 Unit Charges

$1,863 is the per unit rate for students enrolled in 1-14 units.
$26,724 is the flat rate for students enrolled in 15-18 units.

2018-2019 Mandatory Fee Charges

Charges

Fall

Spring

Graduate New Student Fee

$55
one-time charge; first-year students

N/A

Social Work Lab

$225
one-time charge; first-year students

N/A

Student Health Service

$333.50

$333.50

Student Programming

$40

$40

Norman Topping Student Aid Fund

$8

$8

Student Health Insurance

$610
waived with proof of health insurance

$1,102 ("")

Student Services Fee

$12.50

$12.50

Total

$1,282

$1,496


Note: Mandatory fees are estimated at $2,778 for the 2018-2019 academic year. All units and fees are charged per semester. Mandatory fees do not include books or housing.

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2018-2019 Tuition and Fees

Estimated Tuition 4 Semesters Track
If you are enrolled in 14 or fewer semester units, tuition is charged at the rate of $1,863 per unit. If you are enrolled in 15-18 units per semester, tuition is charged at the flat rate of $26,724.

Semester

Units

Estimated Tuition**

Calculation

1

15

$27,600

$27,600 flat rate

2

17

$27,600

$27,600 flat rate

3

14

$26,082

14 x $1,863 per unit

4

14

$26,082

14 x $1,863 per unit rate

 

Total Units: 60

$107,484

 

 

Estimated Tuition 6 Semesters Track
If you are enrolled in 14 or fewer semester units, tuition is charged at the rate of $1,863 per unit. If you are enrolled in 15-18 units per semester, your tuition is charged at the flat rate of $26,724.

 

Semester

Units

Estimated Tuition**

Calculation

1

6

$11,178

6 x $1,863 per unit

2

6

$11,178

6 x $1,863 per unit

3

6

$11,178

6 x $1,863 per unit

4

14

$26,082

14 x $1,863 per unit

5

14

$26,082

14 x $1,863 per unit

6

14

$26,082

14 x $1,863 per unit

 

Total Units: 60

$111,780

 

 

  • Your cost of attendance will be determined by the USC Financial Aid Office and will reflect tuition, all mandatory fees and, in some cases, certain allowances for living expenses.
  • You must apply for federal loans and work study through the USC Financial Aid Office. You can apply for USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work scholarships and stipends through the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work scholarships and stipends will be determined separately from the USC FAO and may not be included on your initial financial aid award letter from the USC FAO.
  • All financial aid amounts are subject to change.