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University of Southern California

University of Southern CaliforniaContact Information

Address: University Park Campus
University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA 90089

Phone: (213) 740-2311

Website: http://www.usc.edu/

Degree Offered

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • First Professional

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Students are from the following countries

  • 59.0% United States
  • 8.5% India
  • 3.0% China
  • 2.6% Germany
  • 2.0% Iran
  • 1.9% Pakistan
  • 1.6% United Kingdom
  • 1.6% Canada
  • 1.3% Bangladesh
  • 1.2% Russia
  • 1.0% Indonesia
  • 1.0% Australia
  • 0.9% Iraq
  • 0.8% Italy
  • 0.7% Sweden
  • 0.6% South Africa
  • 0.5% Malaysia
  • 0.5% Saudi Arabia
  • 0.5% Japan
  • 10.7% OTHER

University of Southern California Tuition

The tuition and fees for University of Southern California is $39,274.

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Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: most selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 21.9%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 35,900
Number of applicants accepted: 7,875
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 2,766
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 16,586
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 3,694
Male freshman enrollment: 1,282
Number of female applicants: 19,314
Number of female applicants accepted: 4,181
Female freshman enrollment: 1,484
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? No
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: N/A
Number of students on the wait list accepted: N/A
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: N/A
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 50%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 87%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 97%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 100%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 89%
Average high school GPA: 3.7
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 84%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 620-720
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 650-750
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 640-730
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 33%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 52%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 14%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 50%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 41%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 8%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 38%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 28-34
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 28-34
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 28-33
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 66%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 30%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 4%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 64%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 32%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: 4%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: 1%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 63%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 33%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 4%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? No
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): N/A
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (paper test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (computer test): N/A

More about University of Southern California

Website: http://www.usc.edu/
Address: University Park , Los Angeles , California - 90089
Phone: (213) 740-2311
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate, First professional degree, First professional certificate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Pacific-10 Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $65
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
35,900
16,586
19,314
Percent admitted
22%
22%
22%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
35%
35%
35%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
620
720
SAT Math
650
750
SAT Writing
640
730
ACT Composite
28
33
ACT English
28
34
ACT Math
28
34
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $37,096
Out-of-state tuition $37,096
Books and supplies $796
On-campus room and board $11,212
On-campus other expenses $2,180
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
76%
-
Federal grant aid
13%
$4,072
State or local grant aid
9%
$9,682
Institutional grant aid
63%
-
Loan aid
61%
$5,016
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
33,747
52%
48%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 16,608
Estimated graduates enrolled 14,457
Undergraduates 24 years old 92%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 4%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 88%
Men 86%
Women 89%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 69%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 86%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 88%

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