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Cost of Attendance

LLM in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity

2023-24 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 $105,512*
Tuition $76,438 (flat rate up to 15 units per semester)
Mandatory Fees $1,600
Books/Supplies $2,200
Housing Rent $12,600
Meals $7,290
Personal/Misc $2,620
Transportation $2,764

*International Students: Upon admission to our Fall 2023 class, you must provide proof of funds in the amount of $70,990 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. We will confirm the tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year closer to the beginning of fall semester.

2023-24 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 $76,438 (flat rate up to 15 units per semester)
USC Health Center Fee $1,200
Graduate & International Programs Fee (Fall only) $175
Graduate Programming Fee $80
Student Bar Association Fee $120
Norman Topping Scholarship Fee $22
USC Health Insurance Plan (Can be waived, if proof of coverage provided)* $2,702 (Fall = $948; Spring/ Summer =$1754)
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.

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