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Tuition and Financial Aid
Standalone Online Compliance Certificate

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the online Compliance certificate for 2016-17 is $2,303 per credit hour, plus $850 per academic year for university fees. Tuition for 2017-18 has not yet been published by the university.

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.


You will 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.

USC Office of Financial Aid

Information on jobs, cost, the median debt of students who completed the program and graduation rates for the Compliance certificate is also available from the Office of Financial Aid.