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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.

Entering Spring 2019

Fee Cost for Two Semesters Cost for Three Semesters
Tuition $32,921 $37,037
Fees $1,670 $3,322
Health Insurance $2,000 $2,000
Total  $36,519 $42,359

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 Location Description  2 Semester Cost 3 Semester Cost
A: Suite style residence hall  On campus 

Shared bedroom and bathroom

Community kitchen and laundry 

Spring 2019: $7,567

Summer 2019:  $7,832

Fall 2019:  $7,750

 Spring 2019: $11,519

Summer 2019:  $11,630

Fall 2019: $11,746

B: Apartment style residence hall On-campus 

Private bedroom; shared bathroom

Small living room and mini kitchen

Spring 2019: $9,146

Summer 2019: $9,304

Fall 2019: $10,848

 Spring 2019: $14,570

Summer 2019: $14,728

Fall 2019: $14,844

C: YOUnion Apartment Near campus

Private bedroom and bathroom

Full living room and kitchen- Upscale amenities 

Spring 2019: $9,146

Summer 2019: $9,304

Fall 2019: $10,848

Spring 2019: $14,570

Summer 2019: $14,728

Fall 2019: $14,844

 D: Off-campus Apartment  Off-campus 

 Private bedroom and bathroom

Full living room and kitchen- Luxury amenities

Spring 2019: $10,518

Summer 2019: $10,700

Fall 2019: $12,476

 Spring 2019: $16,756

Summer 2019: $16,938

Fall 2019: $17,072

 

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 2 semester cost 3 semester cost 
10 meals per week  

Spring 2019: $1,842

Fall 2019: $3,794

Spring 2019: $3,739

Fall 2019: $3,794

14 meals per week

Spring 2019: $2,039

Fall 2019: $4,200

Spring 2019: $4,139

Fall 2019: $4,200