Tuition and Fees

Below is the cost of attendance for the 2022 USC Summer Programs.

4-week Credit




Tuition $6,105 $6,105
Course Materials* $300 $300
Program Fee* $325 $325
Room & Board $2,720
Health Center* $125 $125
Estimated Cost $9,575 $6,855

* Fees applied to students who choose the residential or commuter option


Application Fee

Students are required to pay a nonrefundable application fee of $65. This fee can not be waived.


Students are required to pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 to secure their seat in their accepted course. This deposit will be applied to the total program cost.


Instructional costs. 4-Week course tuition is based on the USC standard tuition rate for the 3 units of university elective credit awarded.

Course Materials and Academic Field Trips

This fee will cover the cost of academic field trips, text books, and additional materials requested by your Academic Instructor. These materials and academic field trips are not included in the program fee.

Program Fee

The Program Fee will cover the cost of on-campus social activities and off-campus recreational trips. Please note that additional spending money for shopping during off-campus trips is not included in the program fee.

Room & Board

Shared room in residence hall, three meals a day in the University dining hall, meals on academic field trips, and two meals on Saturdays before non-academic field trips. Commuter meal plan is not offered.

Student Health Center

Estimated mandatory student health center fee for access to the University Park Student Health Center. A mandatory fee for all on-campus programs.

Students who do not submit proof of personal health insurance by the deadline will also be enrolled in and billed for the USC Student Health Insurance Policy (separate from the health center fee). International students, and students currently living abroad, are automatically enrolled in the USC Student Health Insurance Policy for the duration of the program.

Cancellation and Refunds

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to Application fees or deposits are nonrefundable. Any tuition paid to the university will be refunded, not including fees and deposits, if processed before the university withdrawal date of June 23, 2022. The university will not refund tuition, room & board, or any other program fees for Summer Programs students dismissed from the program or unable to enter the country due to an improper visa.