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Standalone Online Business Law Certificate

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the Business Law Certificate for 2016-17 is $2,303 per credit hour, for a total of $27,636, plus $850 per academic year for university fees.

Textbooks and other course materials average an additional $500 per semester.

USC's Office of Student Financial Services offers numerous payment options, including an interest-free USC Payment Plan for tuition and fees, paid in monthly installments.


Applicants receive automatic consideration for USC Gould's merit-based scholarships. Scholarship offers are released at the time of admission.

Federal Loans

U.S. citizens and permanent residents who wish to pay for school through loans from the U.S. government must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA can be completed as early as January 1 of the year in which you intend to enroll, and should be completed as early as possible. USC's school code is 001328.

After you have successfully completed FAFSA, you will receive an electronic notification from USC Gould Financial Aid with information and instructions on the federal loan application process.

Private Loans

USC's Office of Financial Aid offers information about private educational loans. Information on jobs, cost, loan debt and completion rate for the Business Law Certificate is also available from the Office of Financial Aid.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit the Financial Aid website.