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Darla Moore School of Business

Tuition and Fees

Professional MBA students are considered students of the USC Columbia campus regardless of the actual location where they attend classes. Students pay an hourly rate per course (every course is three credit hours). Both residents and non-residents of South Carolina pay the same hourly rate.

Fee Amount
Graduate Admission Application Fee $100
USC Matriculation Fee (one-time fee) $80
Professional MBA Deposit (one-time fee)* $250
Tuition (per credit hour, regardless of residency) $741
Banking Track Tuition (per credit hour, regardless of residency) $753
USC Technology Fee (per credit hour) $17
Professional MBA Cost Summary**  
USC Matriculation Fee (one-time fee) $80
Tuition (48 credit hours at $741 per credit) $35,568
Technology Fee (48 credits at $17 per credit)  $816
Grand Total $36,464

*The Professional MBA deposit is required to secure a spot in the Professional MBA program. Once enrolled in the PMBA Program this $250 deposit is applied toward the first term's tuition.

**Study abroad course expenses consist of tuition, a program fee (includes hotel, some meals, in-country transportation, and cultural event tickets) and airfare.

*Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Fees above approved by USC Board of Trustees as of July 2017.