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Cost of Attendance - LLM in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity
USC Gould School of Law

2020-21 Estimated Cost of Attendance

The average cost of attendance is detailed below and includes tuition, fees, books and living expenses during the nine-month academic year.

Living On/Off Campus
Total $95,146*
Tuition $68,628 (flat rate up to 15 units per semester)
Mandatory Fees $1,140
Books/Supplies $2,050
Housing Rent $12,028
Meals $6,300
Personal/Misc $2,400
Transportation $2,600

*International Students: Please note that upon admission to our 2020-2021 class, you must provide proof of sufficient funds in the amount of $95,146, for the purposes of your I-20 documents for your F-1 student visa.

2020-21 Tuition and Fee Schedule

The figures below represent the cost for a full academic year. These fees are divided equally between the fall and spring semesters unless otherwise noted.

Tuition $68,628 (flat rate up to 15 units per semester)
USC Health Center Fee $813
Graduate & International Programs Fee (Fall only) $175
Graduate Programming Fee $86
Student Bar Association Fee$50
Norman Topping Scholarship Fee$16
USC Health Insurance Plan (Can be waived, if proof of coverage provided)* $2,118 (fall = $753; spring/summer = $1,365)
Tuition Refund Insurance (Optional) $240
Parking Permit (Optional) $1,000 (estimate)
USC Dental Insurance (Optional) $136 (fall only, but coverage is for the full year)

*International Students: Please note that most international health insurance plans are not accepted. Thus, most international students purchase the USC Health Insurance Plan. Your insurance plan must meet the minimum requirements to support your visa as well as the criteria listed here.

Note: Your admission commitment deposit ($500) will be credited towards your fall tuition and fees.