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Financial Aid

Students at USC benefit from federal, state and university financial aid programs administered by the Financial Aid Office and from scholarships, fellowships and assistantships, which are administered by the Office of Admission, the Graduate School and various academic departments. USC also offers an interest-free 10-monthly-payments plan and participates in long term loan programs. Students may apply for one or more kinds of aid, depending on eligibility. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or other eligible non-citizens and must meet all other eligibility requirements to be eligible for federal, state and university financial aid programs. Detailed information is available online at

Although international students cannot receive financial aid, they may be eligible for scholarships and for graduate assistantships offered by their schools or departments. International students should contact their departments directly for information about existing opportunities. International students may also be eligible for some private educational loans.