Tuition & Financial Aid

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Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy online (EMP online)

Program Tuition Estimate

Tuition for the Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy program at USC Rossier is charged per unit each semester. The cost of classes and primary fees typically increases each year by approximately 3-5%.

The table below reflects the program’s estimated tuition.

Cost of Attendance

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

Tuition Mandatory Fees Other Fees
The 2020-2021 tuition fee is $1,995 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 for fees and waiver information
  Student health service fee = $407
(charged to students with 6 units or more every semester; waived with proof of health insurance)
Parking fees (monthly, semester, and daily rates available)
  Graduate student programming fee = $43
(charged per semester)
Tuition refund insurance. See registration/tuitionrefund.html for rates and opt out instructions.
  Norman H. Topping student aid fund = $8
(charged per semester)
TOTAL = $1,995 x # of units TOTAL = $513.00 for full-time students TOTAL = Varies

The Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy Scholarships

As an applicant for the Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy program, you will be automatically considered for several USC Rossier scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $20,000. There is no need to submit a separate application.

Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated dedication to the USC Rossier mission and other distinguishing characteristics. Applications are reviewed in rounds. To receive priority consideration, submit your application to the program during rounds 1 and 2. All scholarships are awarded at the time of admission.

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.

Other Financing Opportunities

As a Master in Education in Enrollment Management and Policy student, you are eligible to apply for several forms of financial aid. The USC Financial Aid Office will review your application, determine your financial need and process your summary document, which will mostly consist of federal loans. In addition, USC participates in a variety of private student loan programs.

For more information on financial aid, visit the financing graduate school page.

You’ll also find useful tips in our blog post, How to Pay for Grad School.