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International Accelerator Program

Costs Overview

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

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Fee Cost for Two Semesters Cost for Three Semesters
Tuition $33,523 $37,740
Fees $1,635 $3,237
Health Insurance $2,000 $2,000
Total  $37,158 $42,977

NOTE: Prices are shown per the duration of the program in which a student may enter (two ot three semesters). Fees include technology fee, lab fees, immigration fees, application, orientation and testing fees; cultural and academic support. Department-specific fees are charged for Direct Admission students who are enrolled in many majors and vary from $200 to $1500 per semester. Pre-sessional tuition is charged for each semester enrolled and includes all fees; insurance, housing and dining listed are full year prices. 

Housing Breakdown

Housing Option Description  Spring 2020 Summer 2020 
A: Suite style residence hall (on-campus)

Shared bedroom and bathroom

Community kitchen and laundry 



B: Apartment style residence hall (on-campus)

Private bedroom; shared bathroom

Small living room and mini kitchen



C: YOUnion Apartment (near-campus)

Private bedroom and bathroom

Full living room and kitchen- Upscale amenities 



 D: Off-campus Apartment 

 Private bedroom and bathroom

Full living room and kitchen- Luxury amenities



Prices are shown per semester. If you are in a two or three semester program, the prices per semester are added together. 


Dining Breakdown

Meal plans are required for fall and spring semesters. USC offers two options to choose from. Both options may include additional “CAROLINA CA$H” according to the plan in effect during that semester. During the summer, there is no meal plan offered. Prices are subject to change.

Meal Plan Spring 2020
5 meals per week $864
10 meals per week   $1,842
14 meals per week $2,040

 Prices are shown per semester.  


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