Graduate Program Overview - University of Southern California

University of Southern California is a Private, 4 years located in Los Angeles, CA. University of Southern California is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
  • The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of University of Southern California is $44,013 for California residents and $48,715 for out-of-state where the average tuition & fees of all graduate schools is $19,186.
  • Total 26,501 students have enrolled in graduate schools at University of Southern California and, of that, 19,900 graduate school students enrolled online exclusively.
  • University of Southern California offers 472 graduate programs and 75 graduate programs are available in online classes.

2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees at USC graduate schools is $44,013 for California residents and $48,715 for out-of-state students. The tuition & fees has increased by 3.39% from last year.
Next table shows the 2020 graduate tuition & fees and the tuition trends over last 5 years at USC.
You can check and view more costs information including living costs, books & supplies, and tuition per credit hour at University of Southern California Cost of Attendance page

Tuition Trends Table

USC 2020 Graduate Tuition & fees
YearCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$39,984$686$39,984$686
2017$41,592$713$41,592$713
2018$43,200$813$43,200$813
2019$44,712$849$44,712$849
2020$46,272$835$46,272$835
2021$47,880$835$47,880$835

Tuition Per Credit Hour

USC 2020 Graduate Tuition Per Credit Hour
YearCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$1,666$1,666
2017$1,733$1,733
2018$1,800$1,800
2019$1,863$1,863
2020$1,928$1,928
2021$1,995$1,995

Offered Graduate Degrees and Major Programs

The graduate schools at University of Southern California offers 527 major programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other), Post BS Certificate, Post MS Certificate, degrees/programs. Of that, 76 graduate programs are offering via distance learning (online classes).
You can view all major programs including undergraduate programs offered at University of Southern California at Area of Study & Major Program page with completer and earning after graduation information.

Number of Graduate Programs by Degree/Certificate

Number of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Online Graduate Programs
Master's19955
Doctorate (Research)983
Doctorate (Professional)71
Doctorate (Other)110
Post-BS Certificate30
Post-MS Certificate8317
Total52776

Popular Graduate Programs

Post-graduateMaster'sDoctorate

Graduate Student Population

At USC, there are 46,287 students including both undergraduate and graduate students. Of that, 26,501 students have enrolled in graduate programs. By gender, there are 11,819 male and 14,682 female students are attending the graduate school. The male to female ratio is 0.80 to 1
University of Southern California offers online graduate degree/certificate programs and 19,900 students enrolled in online graduate programs.
You can check and view more student population by gender, race, age, and online enrollment at University of Southern California Enrollment page

Graduate Enrollment by Gender and Race

Student Population by Gender and Race/Ethnicity at University of Southern California
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native542133
Asian4,0441,6162,428
Black or African American1,5605321,028
Hispanic3,6931,3142,379
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander642242
White6,7062,9223,784
Two or More Races612247365
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1,717725992
Total 26,50111,81914,682

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