Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

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As a student in the World Masters in Language Teaching program, you will be responsible to pay the tuition and fees for the program in which you are enrolled during each semester.

USC Rossier School of Education Cost of Attendance

The table below reflects the estimated cost of beginning the World Masters in Language Teaching (WMLT) program in fall 2019. Estimated tuition is based on the 2018-2019 rate of tuition of $1,863 per unit and estimated fees for the 2018-2019 academic year. Fees include the USC student health insurance plan, the USC student center health fee, the Norman H. Topping Student Aid fund, the graduate programing fee and new student fee. Enrollment in the USC student health insurance plan may be waived if you are covered by a comprehensive insurance plan that meets the university’s requirements.

Tuition and fees typically increase 3-5% each year, beginning with the fall term each year. The estimated cost does not include books, housing, parking or projected increases. For a break down of tuition and fees, visit the USC catalogue page.

USC Rossier Cost of Attendance

WMLT Spanish and English Track WMLT Spanish and English Track with credential
Units Tuition and Fees Units Tuition and Fees
Fall 2019 6 $12,360 6 $12,275 USD
Spring 2020 8 $16,612 USD 10 $20,393 USD
Spring 2021 4 $9,160 USD 6 $12,886 USD
Total 18 $38,132 USD 22 $45,639 USD

IBERO Cost of Attendance

For the most accurate cost of attendance, visit the IBERO website.

Estimated Credentialing Fees (Credential Track Only)

The requirements to be recommended for a California preliminary teaching credential involve some fees. See the table below for an estimate of costs.

Basic Skills Requirement – CBEST $102.00
Subject Matter Competency – CSET $297.00
Certificate of Clearance Online Application $52.50
LiveScan (varies $10-$35) $25.00
TB Test (varies $0-$100) $50.00
Healthy Environments $0.00
edTPA $300.00
CPR Training (varies $0-$90) $45.00
US Constitution Exam (varies $0-$85) $42.50
Total $914.00

Credentialing Fees Scholarship

To assist with the cost of credentialing exams (typically $400-$500 depending on the exams and the number of subject-specific subtests required), students who enroll in MAT-TESOL credentialing track program in fall 2019 are eligible for a $400 scholarship to help offset the cost of credentialing exam fees. This award is automatically applied to your student account before the start of the semester.

USC Rossier Scholarships

As an applicant for the World Masters in Language Teaching (WMLT) program, you will be automatically considered for several USC Rossier scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $10,000. 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. 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.

USC Rossier 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.