Who Receives Financial Aid
“The Financial Aid Office was incredibly helpful and generous when I explained my circumstances. ”
Meets Cost of Attendance With:
University Grant, Federal SEOG, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans, Smart Option Private Loan.
Tips to Make USC More Affordable:
Share housing with multiple roommates, find a job through Federal Work-Study, if eligible.
Because of financial aid at USC, I have been able to:
“The Financial Aid Office was incredibly helpful and generous when I explained my circumstances. They evaluated my situation, told me exactly what documents had to be provided, and once I gave them the information they needed, the rest was taken care of… I have been able to see my future in a positive light.”
Meet more Financial Aid recipients
“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'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.”