Financial Aid for Medical Students

USC Financial Aid is your partner in managing your investment in medical school. More than 80 percent of Keck medical students receive financial assistance.

Scholarships, assistantships and fellowships are awarded to medical students based on academic performance and/or financial need.

Several low-interest, long-term federal, university and private loan programs are available to eligible students.

In addition, USC offers a short-term tuition payment plan and a prepayment plan. Because of the rigor of medical school, students are discouraged from accepting employment during the academic year.

We encourage you to consider the following as you prepare for medical school: