Tuition & Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance

The table below reflects the estimated cost of beginning the EMP program in fall 2018. Estimated tuition is based on the 2017-2018 rate of tuition of $1,800 per unit and estimated fees of $96-151 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tuition and fees typically increase 3-5% each year, commencing with the fall term. Estimated cost does not include books or projected increases.

Year 1 Year 2 Total
Enrolled Units 15 15 30
Tuition & Fees $27,151 $27,096 $54,247


As an applicant for the EMP program, you will be automatically considered for USC Rossier scholarships ranging from $5,000–$10,000. There is no need submit a separate application. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, leadership experience, dedication to the field of education and financial need.

You may also view USC Rossier’s list of additional scholarships, fellowships and grants that may require a separate application. Additionally, the university offers some institutional scholarships.

Financial Aid

The USC Office of Financial Aid provides support for students preparing to enter graduate school. After you apply for financial aid at USC, The USC financial aid office will determine your financial need and process your financial aid summary document, which will consist mostly of federal loans. In addition, USC participates in a variety of private student loan programs.