University of Southern California


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Student Body: 45,687
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.usc.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 15.95%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 15.95%
  • Application Deadline: January 10, 2019
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $80
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $53,448
  • Grad Tuition: $43,200
  • Room and Board: $14,886
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $811
  • Average Net Price: $32,892
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,358
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,632 / 1,726
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 650 - 730
  • Median SAT Math Range: 650 - 770
  • Median ACT Range: 30 - 30
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Required

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business: 25%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 13%
  • Social Sciences: 12%
  • Engineering: 9%
  • Communication: 8%

Academic Programs

University of Southern California offers 286 Total Programs in Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 82 Certificate Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Ethnic
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Military Technology
Philosophy
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 125 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 191 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services
     Online  Campus
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
     Online  Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
     Online  Campus
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration
  • Learning Sciences
     Online  Campus
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
     Online  Campus
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
     Online  Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor
     Online  Campus
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern California offers 103 Doctorate Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Theology
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: 45,687
  • 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%

Transfer Agreements

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