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School of Medicine Columbia

Tuition and Financial Aid

 Fee Resident * Non-Resident
Tuition per Semester $7,545 $12,885
Health Science Fee $800 $1,100
Infrastructure and Technology Fee $300 $300
Educational Enrichment Fee $610 $610
  • *Students pay in-state tuition once SC residency is established. Tuition and fees are per semester and the program has nine full semesters.
  • A non-refundable fee of $1,000 is due upon offer of acceptance and is used for student activities.
  • Clinical fees in the amount of $2,000 are paid annually.
  • All costs of the program are estimated based on current projections, except for tuition and fees, which are also subject to change with approval of the USC Board of Trustees.

Financial Aid

We're happy to help you explore scholarships and loans to help you finance your education. You also have access to one-on-one and group financial aid counseling through the Medical School. Many of our graduate students choose to work directly with the University of South Carolina's main campus financial aid office. The Office of Financial Aid also provides a full breakdown of the estimated cost to attend the University of South Carolina to all students.

Complete your FAFSA application by April 1 to apply for:

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan

Student Health Insurance

The School of Medicine Columbia requires you to have health insurance. For additional information, please visit the Student Health Services Insurance website.

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