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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$77,909
Tuition and Fees
$58,195
Room and Board
$15,916
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,148
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admitusc@usc.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 17
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001328
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,022 (58.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,271 (62.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,270 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,163 (87.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,062
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,085 (86.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,568
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,129 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,546
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 946 (66.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
827 (20.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,066

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
9,101 (48.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,944 (76.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,937 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5,870 (84.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$51,884
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,176 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,603
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,469 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,680
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,811 (48.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
3,884 (19.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,846

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,228
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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