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Tuition and Financial Aid
Standalone Online Financial Compliance Certificate

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the online standalone certificate for the 2019-2020 academic year is $2,564 per unit, for a total of approximately $30,768, plus university fees.

Textbooks and other course materials average an additional $500 per semester.

USC's Office of Student Financial Services offers numerous payment options, including an interest-free USC Payment Plan for tuition and fees, paid in monthly installments.

Scholarships

You will receive automatic consideration for USC Gould's merit-based scholarships. Scholarship offers are released at the time of admission.

Federal Loans

U.S. citizens and permanent residents who wish to pay for school through loans from the U.S. government must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed as early as October 1 of the year prior to the year in which you intend to enroll and should be completed as early as possible. USC's school code is 001328.

After you have successfully completed the FAFSA, and have been admitted, you will receive an electronic notification from USC Gould's Office Financial Aid office with additional information and instructions on the federal loan application process. For additional details about the student loan options available to graduate students, please click here.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please click here.

Private Loans

USC's Office of Financial Aid offers information about private educational loans.