2014-2015 Medical Students: Estimate of Costs

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The USC estimated Cost of Attendance for medical students is an average figure used to determine your financial aid eligibility. It includes estimated amounts for the standard expenses indicated below.

Keep in mind that your actual costs may differ. Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state residents.

  Year 1

10 Months
Year 2

12 Months
Year 3

12 Months
Year 4

10 Months
Tuition $54,662 $54,662 $54,662 $54,662
Mandatory Fees:        
  Student Health Center $545 $761 $761 $545
  Student Services $20 $20 $20 $20
  Student Health Insurance $1,712 $1,712 $1,712 $1,712
  Program Fee $80 $80 $80 $80
  Norman Topping $16 $16 $16 $16
  Malpractice Insurance $25 $25 $25 $25
  Disability Insurance $51 $51 $51 $51
Stafford Loan Fees* $428 $428 $428 $428
Graduate PLUS Loan Fees* $1,243 $1,423 $1,423 $1,243
Room & Board** $18,783 $21,467 $21,467 $17,889
Books & Supplies $3,419 $1,409 $543 $918
National Medical Board Exam   $580   $580
Clinical Skills Exam     $1,230  
Personal $2,133 $2,437 $2,437 $2,031
Transportation $2,940 $3,360 $3,360 $2,800
Total $86,057 $88,431 $88,215 $83,000

*Loan fees (Stafford and PLUS) are added to all budgets
**Based on living in university housing or in non-university housing (not with parents or relatives, other than a spouse.) Room/utilities $1,200/month.


 

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