Tuition & Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance

The table below reflects the estimated cost of beginning the Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology (LDT) program in fall 2019. Estimated tuition is based on the 2018-2019 rate of tuition of $1,863 per unit for the 2018-2019 academic year. Tuition and fees typically increase 3-5% each year, beginning with the fall term each year. The estimated cost does not include books or projected increases.

Fall Spring Summer Fall Spring Total
Enrolled Units 5 9 7 5 4 30
Tuition & Fees $9,315 $16,767 $13,041 $9,315 $7,452 $55,890


As an applicant for the Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology (LDT) program, you will be automatically considered for several USC Rossier scholarships averaging $5,000. There is no need submit a separate application. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated dedication to the USC Rossier mission and other distinguishing characteristics. Candidates who complete an application in deadline rounds one or two will receive primary consideration. 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.

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.