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University of Southern California

University Park,
Los Angeles, California – 90089 
Phone: 
(213)740-2311

INSTITUTION

University of Southern California

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

13%

Admissions Yield

41%

Applicants Total

71,031

Admissions Total

8,884

ENROLLMENT

University of Southern California has a total undergraduate enrollment of 20,790 and a student faculty ratio of 9:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
5,150
Total Enrollment
49,318
Undergraduate Enrollment
20,790
Graduate Enrollment
28,528
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
96
Student-to-faculty Ratio
9
Enrolled Total
3,668

FEES

The total tuition and fees for University of Southern California is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $85
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $61,503
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $81,659
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $81,659

ACT Requirements​

19%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

32%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to University of Southern California scored between a 1410 – 1540 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1480. Roughly 31% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
31%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
720
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
790

Admissions Criteria

The University of Southern California evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
17%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
32%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
24%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

76% of students at University of Southern California are awarded financial aid with an average package of $40,690. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

76%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$40,690

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$26,021

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

University of Southern California has an average graduation rate of 79% within 4 years and 92% within 6 years. At University of Southern California, 5,386 students earn a bachelors, 9,095 receive a master’s, and 1,914 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 14% of the student body are from foreign countries,43% in-state, and 43% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
43%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
43%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
14%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
5,386
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
9,095
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
1,914
Graduation rate, total cohort
92
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
79
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
92