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

Tuition Mandatory Fees Other Fees
The 2023-2024 tuition fee is $2,201 per unit (estimated and subject to change). 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 = $11
(charged per semester)
Certificate of Clearance Online Application = $52.50
  Student transportation fee = $93 (charged per semester)   

LiveScan (varies $10-$35)

TB Test (varies $0-$100)

TOTAL = $2,201 x # of units TOTAL = $626 for full-time students

TOTAL = Varies

Estimated Credential Track Fees

If you pursue the credential track, the requirements to be recommended for a California preliminary teaching credential involves additional fees. 

Basic skills requirement – CBEST $102.00
Subject matter competency – CSET $297.00
edTPA $300.00
CPR training (varies $0-$90) $90.00
US Constitution exam (varies $0-$85) $85.00
Total $874.00