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International Accelerator Program


Costs

Tuition and fees listed vary by program length and are subject to change. All costs displayed in U.S. dollars.

Tuition and Fees

Fee Direct Master’s Accelerator (1 semester) Advanced Master’s Accelerator (1 semester) Master’s Accelerator  (2 semesters)
Tuition $14,610 $15,441 $29,307
Fees  $1,317 $1,084 $1,718
Total $15,927 $16,525 $31,025

 Note: This cost is an estimate and is subject to change. Cost does not include health insurance, housing and dining fees, books, or other living expenses.

*Price does not include tuition and fees following the MAP semesters. Please visit sc.edu/bursar for additional information about tuition rates.

Costs may vary depending on program placement. Please check sc.edu/iap for more details.
 

Living Expenses

Estimated Living Expenses: 2 Semesters (10 Months)
Estimated Housing Costs: $9,860 USD
Estimated Mandatory Health Insurance: $2,000 USD
Estimated Total Living Expenses: $11,860 USD

Note: Estimated total living expense is for housing and health insurance only and does not include dining, transportation, books and other incidental costs. Students should budget accordingly.

Graduate Housing Confirmation Form  

Through this form, MAP students can confirm their plans for finding housing, including finding their own housing post-arrival or registering for on-campus housing. In addition to the required form, students making their own housing arrangements can also utilize the Off-campus Student Services (OCSS) at USC.  

 

Interested in additional English-language support?

The Pre-Sessional English program provides you with English-language help so you can feel more comfortable in American classrooms. The length of the program is approximately one semester, depending on your English-language skills. Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you start the Graduate Accelerator.

Pre-Sessional English Costs

17-Week Session (Full Semester Length): $6,500 (USD)
9-week Session (Summer): $3,250 (USD)