Fees are typically charged per semester. First-semester graduate students should expect the following:

Tuition Mandatory Fees Other Fees
The 2021-2022 tuition fee is $2,137 per unit. Expect an approximately 3 ‒ 5% tuition increase each year Orientation: new student fee, graduate = $55
(charged first semester only)
Student health insurance. See https://studenthealth.usc.edu for fees and waiver information
      Student health service fee = $427
(charged to students with 6 units or more every semester)
Parking fees (monthly, semester, and daily rates available) transnet.usc.edu/index.php/parking-rates
  Graduate student programming fee = $40
(charged per semester)
Tuition refund insurance. See arr.usc.edu/services/ registration/tuitionrefund.html for rates and opt-out instructions.
  Norman H. Topping student aid fund = $8
(charged per semester)
Total = $2,137 x # of units Total = $530 for full-time students Total = Varies