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University of Southern California

University of Southern California is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Los Angeles, CA. The 2019 average net price at University of Southern California is $36,161. Acceptance rate is 12.96%. The school has a total enrollment of 47,310.


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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Student Body: 47,310
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.usc.edu
Acceptance Rate: 12.96%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 12.96%
  • Application Deadline: January 10, 2021
  • International Students: 15%
  • Application Fee: $80
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $55,320
Grad Tuition: $44,712
Room and Board: $15,400
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $842
Average Net Price: $36,161
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,401
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,678 / 1,723
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 660 - 740
  • Median SAT Math Range: 690 - 790
  • Median ACT Range: 30 - 30
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: 15%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 522
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Required

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 19%
  • Engineering: 12%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 12%
  • Computer Science: 9%
  • Health Professions: 7%

Academic Programs

University of Southern California offers 590 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 126 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 199 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services Degree
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Learning Sciences Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Music Teacher Education Degree
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Urban Education and Leadership Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Comparative Literature Degree
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • German Language and Literature Degree
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Linguistics Degree
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Military Technology
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 103 Doctorate Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
  • American, United States Studies, Civilization Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 86 Certificate Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services Degree
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, Teaching of The Gifted and Talented Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education Degree
  • Secondary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
  • Advanced Legal Research, Studies, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • American, U.S. Law, Legal Studies, Jurisprudence Degree
  • Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other Degree
Library Science
Military Technology
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 92%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 93%
  • 1st Year Retention: 96%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $76,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 47,310
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 32%
  • Non-resident, alien: 25%
  • Asian Students: 17%
  • Hispanic Students: 14%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

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