Who Receives Financial Aid
“I have been able to attend my first-choice university.”
Meets Cost of Attendance With:
University Grant, student loans, savings, Parent PLUS Loan, USC Payment Plan.
Tips to Make USC More Affordable:
Find a paid internship as well as an on-campus job, cook your own meals, rent textbooks from the bookstore or online, take class notes on laptop so you don’t have to buy notebooks, limit spending on clothes or buy from thrift stores, buy a used laptop, plan ahead.
Because of financial aid at USC, I have been able to:
"I have been able to attend my first-choice university."
Meet more Financial Aid recipients
“I have been able to enjoy an undergraduate experience not many people of my background get to have — a world-class education.”
“The Financial Aid Office was incredibly helpful and generous when I explained my circumstances. ”
“Without financial aid, I can't imagine ever being able to attend such a great institution. Financial aid was the deal-breaker between USC and other universities.”
“My parents were not comfortable with me taking out big loans for my undergraduate years, so USC Financial Aid, along with the Presidential Scholarship, has given me the opportunity to succeed.”
“I wouldn't have been able to attend such a great school [without financial aid]… I've been able to be a student without constantly worrying about the burdens of finances and tuition. I know that it's more than possible to make the payments with the financial help that USC offers.”