Tuition & Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2017-2018

On Campus

The estimated total cost of study for a full-time, on-campus Master of Arts in Teaching student who begins the program in fall 2017 will vary depending upon the specific course of study. Estimated tuition is based on the 2017-2018 rate of tuition of $1,800 per unit and estimated fees of $2,584 for the 2017-2018 academic year. The estimated cost of full-time study includes enrollment in the USC student health insurance plan.

Tuition and fees typically increase 3-5% each year, commencing with the fall term. Estimated cost does not include books, housing, or projected increases. Expect to spend up to $3,000 for books, supplies, internet connectivity, and expenses related to the credentialing process.

Fall Spring Fall Total
Enrolled Units 10 10 8 28
Tuition & Fees $19,058 $19,536 $15,458 $54,052

Online

See USC Rossier Online Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid

As an applicant for the Master of Arts in Teaching program, you are eligible to apply for several forms of financial assistance. After you apply, the USC Financial Aid Office will determine your financial need and process your Financial Aid Summary which will consist mostly of federal loans. In addition, USC participates in a variety of private student loan programs and offers the opportunity for students to apply for institutional scholarships. The USC Rossier School of Education also offers program-specific and education-related scholarships, fellowships and grants. For more information on financial aid, visit the financing graduate study page.

Tuition and Loan Forgiveness Programs

A number of government programs exist that provide tuition or student loan repayment forgiveness to teachers. These include: