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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
Application Fee Waiver [PDF]
USC Matriculation Fee (one-time fee) $80
Professional MBA Confirmation Fee (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
Total Cost for Entire Professional MBA Program $36,464

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

**PMBA Students may choose to study abroad for elective credit. There is an additional program fee associated with studying abroad. Learn more about study abroad opportunities.

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

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