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Cost of Attendance

LLM in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity

2024-25 Estimated Cost of Attendance

The average cost of attendance is detailed below and includes tuition, fees, books and living expenses during the academic year (August through May).
Living On/Off Campus
Total $110,543*
Tuition $80,184 (flat rate 8-15 units per semester)
Mandatory Fees $1,931
Books/Supplies $2,200
Housing Rent $13,050
Meals $7,660
Personal/Misc $2,736
Transportation $2,782
*International Students: Upon admission to our Fall 2024 class, you must provide proof of funds in the amount of $74,093 for the purpose of your I-20 documents for your F-1 student visa. Please note that this amount does not reflect your actual tuition and fees to attend Gould School of Law. Please plan to budget sufficient funds using the above Estimated Cost of Attendance.

2024-25 Tuition and Fee Schedule

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

Tuition$80,184 (flat rate 8-15 units per semester)
USC Health Center Fee$1,300
Graduate & International Programs Fee (Fall only)$175
Graduate Programming Fee$80
Student Bar Association Fee$120
Norman Topping Scholarship Fee$22
USC Transportation Fee$234
USC Health Insurance Plan (Can be waived, if proof of coverage provided)*$3,040 (Fall = $1,063; Spring/ Summer =$1,977)
Tuition Refund Insurance (Optional)$260 (estimate)
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 will be credited towards your tuition and fees.

Students intending to enroll during the summer semester should budget additional funding. Tuition for summer courses is assessed on a per-unit basis and is not covered within the flat-rate tuition for the academic year.

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