Cost of Attendance

The following is an overview of tuition, fees and estimated living expenses for students in the PharmD program. These estimated costs are based on living in non-university housing or university housing (not with parents or relatives other than a spouse). Costs included are the average amount for standard expenses, such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, board and other living expenses. Keep in mind that your actual costs may differ depending on your living arrangements.

2016-2017 Budget for the PharmD Program

Year 1 Years 2-4
Tuition $52,862 $52,862

Mandatory Fees

Year 1 Years 2-4
Immunization Program Fee $170
New Student Orientation Fee $55
Purchase of Computer $3,500
Program Fee $80 $80
Student Health Center $589 $589
Student Services $28 $28
Norman Topping student aid fund $16 $16
Student Health Insurance $1,816 $1,816
Malpractice Insurance $20 $20
Computer Access Fee $320 $320

Federal Loan Fees/Other Costs

Year 1 Years 2-4
Stafford Loan Fees $362 $362
Graduate Plus Loan Fees $1,088 $1,088
Room & Board * $16,500 $16,500
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200
Personal $1,900 $1,900
Transportation $2,588 $2,588
Total $83,094 $79,369

*Fourth-year students who have summer rotations will have their budgets increased to allow them to borrow money for summer living expenses.  

Other Fees:

Identification is required of all students during enrollment at USC. A fee will be assessed for each replacement or loss of identification card.

Optional Fees for 2016-2017

Parking Fee at Health Science Campus per semester:

For further information visit USC Transportation.

Lot 71 $364.50
Biggy Structure $469.50
South San Pablo Lot $364.50

Special Fees for 2016-2017

To request transcript, visit the Office of Academic Records and Registrar website.

Petition Fee for Registration $150.00

Transcript Fee

Official $10.00
Official-requested on web $12.00
GPA Verification $5.00

Late fees and finance charges are assessed on all past-due balances. A deferment or a late-fee waiver will be issued to students for loan funds that have not been disbursed. To avoid incurring late fees and/or finance charges, new students are encouraged to submit their loan application as soon as they receive their Statement of Financial Aid Eligibility.

Late fees are assessed every week as follows:

First Week $100.00
Second Week $100.00
Third Week $100.00
Each week thereafter $25.00

A fee of $25 will be assessed for any check returned by the bank for any reason.