USC Price School of Public Policy

MPA Tuition and Fees

Financial Details Year 1 Year 2 Total
Total Tuition – MPA

  • AY 2018-19: $1,863/unit, 24 units over fall and spring semesters
  • AY 2019-20: $1,938/unit (est.), 16 units over fall and spring semesters
$44,712 $31,008 $75,720
Mandatory Student Fees $849 $794 $1,643
MPA Lab Fee $300 $300
Total Estimated MPA Tuition and Fees $45,861 $31,802 $77,663

Tuition and fees noted above are estimates and assume a student will complete the program in two years.
Fees are based on 2018-2019 fees and an estimated 4% increase in tuition in 2019-2020.
Fees do not include health insurance, books, or living expenses.
Pre-service students are required to complete an internship and an additional one-unit Internship Seminar course.
For additional information about tuition and fees please consult the USC Schedule of Classes.