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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 Type Bedroom/Bath Semester Cost
On-Campus Dorm On Campus  Suite Style Residence Hall Shared with One Roommate  Spring: $3,687
Near-Campus Apartment Steps from Campus  Apartment with two bedrooms, plus living room and full kitchen Private Spring: $5,266
Off-Campus Apartment  Off-campus Apartment with two, three or four bedrooms, plus living room and full kitchen Private  Spring: $6,056


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 Entering Spring 2019
10 meals per week   $1,842
14 meals per week $2,101